Tea Myths & Facts – LA Times Style

We have written about the myths and legends of tea at this fine site on a number of occasions, including articles located here and here. There are no shortage of said myths, and I'm sure we all have our favorites. One of mine is the one about how tea was discovered when some tea leaves …

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Making Sure We’re on the Same Tea Page

“Tea is dehydrating, so if you want a hot drink then go for herbal tea instead.”  I know: I nearly spilled my Travel Mug and spat out my tea when a speaker from the fitness industry made this bold statement.  I bit my lip and wondered whether I should interrupt when the next claim was …

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Refuting Tea Misinformation, Politely

It's a conundrum: The world is rife with tea misinformation, and those of us who love this beverage often find ourselves wincing at one of the many tea misunderstandings that often come up in conversation or online. Nobody likes a know-it-all, of course, so I often just keep my mouth shut (or my fingers off …

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