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Tea and Health

Whether hot or iced, tea made from real tealeaves provides more than just great taste. Tea cleanses the body, modifies the metabolism to detoxify harmful chemicals, boosts immune system functioning and may protect against diseases such as heart disease and cancer. 699 more words


An Antioxidant that Helps Reverse Aging

Looking younger is as easy as absorbing Astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that works from the inside out to protect against and reverse aging and Prevents UV damage to eyes and skin (works as an internal sunscreen). 133 more words


Global Climate Change and Tea

Summer is hotter, winter is colder, ice caps are melting, rain is heavier… and tea is changing. Do you know how global climate change affects the quantity, quality, and market for tea? 852 more words

Mumble about the antioxidants N:o 1

Every time I see a cup of coffee or tea I automatically begin thinking about the substances abundant in them called the antioxidants. The mumbling becomes from the fact that they have a  great plenty of different (difficult) chemical names. 281 more words


Catechins....what's all the fuss about?

Catechins are flavonoid phytochemical compounds that appear predominantly in green tea. Smaller amounts of catechins are also in black tea, grapes, wine, and chocolate. Four polyphenol catechins in green tea include gallocatechin (GC), epigallocatechin (EGC), epicatechin (EC), and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). 151 more words

Weight Loss

A Few Good Reasons To Drink Wine

I’m in the mood for a little glass of merlot! Why do you ask?  Because when wine is drank in moderation it is actually good for us! 83 more words

Healthy Cooking And Eating

Matcha Tea- 7 Reasons Why It Could Be Your New Best Friend

Have you heard of Matcha Tea?  If not then read on to  discover the drink that might just fuel your next most productive day.  If you have heard about it but still don’t really understand what all the fuss is about then this post is for you too. 684 more words

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