Tea & Alzheimer's

I am always on the lookout for new information about the health benefits of tea. I can't begin to count how many studies I have...
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The Best of 2014 (Part 1)

People frequently ask what my favorite tea is. It’s an impossible question to answer because my favorite tea is always the one I happen to...
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Quality Matters!

There is a tremendous difference in the flavonoid content of a mass market tea and a specialty whole leaf tea. Catechins such as EGCG are...
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The Anti-inflammatory Properties of Tea

 In recent studies green tea polyphenols, particularly EGCG, have proven to be anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agents for cardiovascular protection and potentially for ocular inflammatory conditions...
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Is Caffeine Your Cup of Tea?

The amount of caffeine in any given tea is determined by many factors, however the category (black, green, white, etc.) has little, if anything, to...
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To Press or Not to Press

While studying for my tea master certification we used the Chinese Gongfu Tea Ceremony as a format for tasting and evaluating tea. It taught me...
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