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Around The World With Tea

Around The World With Tea

Different regions around the world produce different teas with distinct flavor profiles. These regions include India, Ceylon, China, and South Africa. The most commonly consumed, manufactured, and most oxidized tea is Black.  Ceylon teas are grown on the hillsides of Sri Lanka. These teas produce a rich golden liquor with and exceptional flavor profile.   Assam teas are grown in the Northeast section of India. These teas are strong and full-bodied teas with a rich and robust flavor. Many tea lovers have switched to Assam tea as their morning wake-me-up-tea for their robust flavor.      Darjeeling produces the highest quality...

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New Year, New Opportunities, New You!

Resolutions have been made, goals are set, and off we go!  Fast-forward to January 31st., our enthusiasm is fading quickly. We are now setting ourselves up to fail. But, it doesn't have to be like this and it's not too late. Commit to realistic goals, smaller goals to reach your target goal. If you want to lose 50 pounds, start with 10 pounds at a time and you'll reach your goal faster. As you see the pounds slowly coming off it will motivate you to keep going. If you need to exercise more for health reasons or you just want to...

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Steeping the Perfect Cup of Tea

Steeping the Perfect Cup of Tea

Begin with the right amount of loose leaf tea. Too much leaf will make the tea bitter and too little leaf will have no flavor. Always steep your tea according to the directions.    The temperature of the water for the different varieties of tea is very important. Black tea requires boiling water at 212º F. Green tea water temperature should be 170º F to 185º F. You should never pour boiling water over green tea, it will singe the leaves and create a bitter brew. Bring the water to the recommended temperature and let it sit for a minute before pouring over...

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Enjoy the benefits in a cup of Black tea.

Black tea has high levels of polyphenols, an antioxidant that helps protect your cells from DNA damage related to tobacco or other toxic chemicals. A lot of research is still required but, studies have shown that the antioxidant polyphenol and catechins in tea may help prevent certain types of cancer.  Black tea can lower your risk of Diabetes based on a research study of elderly people. They discovered that those drinking black tea on a long term basis, about 1 to 2 cups a day, had a 70% lower chance of having or developing type 2 diabetes.  Black tea consumed...

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Steep a Cup of Warmth

Steep a Cup of Warmth

Chai is spiced milk tea that originated in India. It has become increasingly popular throughout the world. Chai can warm you up and soothe you mood. It acts as a natural digestive aid and gives you a wonderful sense of well being. Free customized sample and disposable tea filter included with every order.

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