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All you wanted to know about your favorite beverage

The Slimming Properties of Green Tea

Tea drinking is an inherent part of our culture. With the focus on healthy and clean living that is sweeping our consciousness these days, it would be prudent to explore the benefits of consuming tea in a way that is healthy. As Indians we drink copious amounts of tea, unfortunately, the way we consume tea […]

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Myth or Fact: Does dunking your tea bag actually make the tea steep faster?

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It’s a common misconception that dunking your tea bag actually makes the tea steep faster. Now, chemist Matt Harbowy has proof that in fact, it doesn’t. Over a series of experiments, Harbowy determined that dunking your tea is actually not faster than just leaving it at the bottom of the cup. Here’s what he says, “Within statistical […]

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6 rules for making the perfect ice tea

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  Iced tea is a favourite summer sipper and easy to make from scratch. You probably already have everything you need in your cupboards right now to whip up a tasty pitcher of iced tea. All it takes is a few tea bags, water and a bit of sugar and you are on your way. […]

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Tea Tips: Painting with tea

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Tea is a natural pigment that can be used to stain paper and some material to create different effects. Using watered-down tea to make a simple paint/stain can create paintings that play with light and dark shading. You can experiment with fruit teas, as well as the usual brown tea, to obtain different colors. Red-colored […]

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Tea Tips: How to clean your tea pot

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  Every teapot needs a thorough clean occasionally to get rid of tannin stains. Fill it up with very hot water and drop in a fizzy denture-cleaning tablet. Make sure you tip the pot to get the solution up the spout. Leave for at least an hour before rinsing. Share your tea tips with us […]

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Drink tea to lose weight.

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Tea contains antioxidants which facilitate weight loss. It also has other benefits for health such as stress relief and reduction of inflammation throughout the body, especially in the intestines. How man cups of tea have you had today?  

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Tea & Caffeine

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Caffeine is one of the most important constituents of tea. Although the caffeine in coffee is absorbed rapidly into the body, this is not so with tea. The rate of absorption is much slower and the caffeine remains in the body longer, making tea the more refreshing, revitalizing drink.

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Tea Tip Wednesday

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Tea Tip Wednesday

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Top 5 countries to visit for the perfect cup of tea: Kenya

Tea Plantation in Kenya

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word, Kenya? Is it wildlife? Is it poverty? Oh surely it isn’t tea? Tea was first introduced in Kenya in 1903, a little over 100 years ago and since then the country has risen to the 3rd position right behind China and […]

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