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The Benefits of Drinking Tea

Teas one of the most loved beverages worldwide. Alongside coffee and water, it's also one of most consumed. The many types of teas and different ways it is consumed makes it a diverse and enjoyable drink. With such a high level of popularity, a lot of research has followed looking at the effect tea has on the body. This has been joined with studies looking at the benefits tea drinking might have. This research has led to a number of health benefits being discovered from tea. However, these benefits are not simply derived from any tea. Rather, different teas have separate potential perks and drawbacks. This means we have to consider each type of tea and their individual benefits.   Tea-ing...

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Making the Perfect Cup

No matter how expensive the tea you buy, if you brew it wrong, it's awful. This is a lesson many beginners learn the hard way. Most people who claim they "don't like the taste" were repelled by an incorrectly brewed tea. This can create a terrible misconception that can last a lifetime Fortunately, this nightmare be easily avoided with better brewing techniques. Most restaurants, cafes and households that serve tea try to cut corners by simply throwing all teas into the same temperature water and serving visitors without any direction. This makes about as much sense as opening a premium wine bar and serving white wines at room temperature, or opening a prime steakhouse and serving all steaks well-done. Steeping...

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10 Facts About Tea

1. Tea is good for you. Among other things, it contains “polyphenols”—antioxidants that repair cells and in doing so, may help our bodies fight help us fend off cardiovascular diseases, cancers, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus and other maladies. And contrary to popular belief, it’s not just green tea that’s good for you. Black, white, and red tea also have health-giving flavonoids and polyphenols.  2. It takes around 2,000 tiny leaves to make just one pound of finished tea. Tea plants grow wild in parts of Asia, but it can also be farmed. The very best tea comes from high elevations and is hand-picked. 3. Some tea grows in the United States. There is an island tea plantation off the coast of South...

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