Coveted for centuries in the East as the key to good health, happiness, and wisdom, tea is gaining the attention of researchers in the West who are discovering the many health benefits of different types of teas. Research studies have shown that tea can provide help with cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. It can also … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Different Teas
Caffeine is a big part of the lives of many adults. It’s the main reason coffee is so popular. Most people would find it very hard to believe that coffee gained its popularity because people actually enjoy drinking a cupful of bitter sludge. But hey, there’s no accounting for people’s taste. More and … Continue reading Caffeine: Tea vs Coffee
In 1946 George Orwell wrote the essay “A Nice Cup of Tea”, which is still used today.
For anyone who has struggled with weight loss, which is most of us, the answer is simple, eat less. Yeah, it sounds simple that is. However, losing weight is a complicated process for most of us. For others, eating goes much deeper than something looking good.
Many people wonder if decaffeinated green tea loses its health benefits due to the decaffeination process. The answer is yes, if the wrong decaffeination process is used.
Most pure tea comes from one plant, the Camellia sinensis which is part of the evergreen family. The leaves are glossy green with serrated edges. When allowed to flower, the plant produces a small white flower with bright yellow stamens.
With the growing popularity of the kiwifruit, other species are now becoming more widely available.
Everyone knows how delicious cherries are, bursting with fresh sun sweetness with a tart side, but did you know that cherries also hold the ability to provide several different healthy solutions to many problems that can affect your body?
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The harvest time for tea leaves depends largely on the region in which they are being grown, and can also vary from season to season in regards to the fluctuations in weather.
Timing the harvest is of the utmost importance because it can take only a few days for a bud to appear, open up and grow into a large leaf. If the optimum harvest time is missed a whole crop can be destroyed.