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Tea Vs Coffee: Caffeine

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Tea Vs Coffee: Caffeine

In 1827, tea was discovered to have a caffeine of its own called "theine". It was soon realised that this caffeine and the caffeine found in coffee were identical. Yet, drinkers of tea and coffee experience stark differences in their effects on the body and mind, and questions have surrounded the topic ever since. So, what really influences the disparities between tea and coffee? (Read more)

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The Many Health Benefits of Mint

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The Many Health Benefits of Mint

Here's a little known fact: There are more than 500 species of mint known to man, almost all having a cool and refreshing scent.
In China, mint is called Bo He and grows in 12 variety of species usually with pink, purple, or white colored flowers. In the west, the peppermint and spearmint varieties are most common. (Read more)

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The Health Benefits of Tea

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The Health Benefits of Tea

Tea has a well-established reputation as a healthy beverage. Thanks to modern marketing the humble Camellia Sinensis tea plant is often presented as downright miraculous. It is known that three or more cups of tea per day may help maintain cardiovascular health. Furthermore, the regular consumption of black tea is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and a reduced risk of stroke. (Read more)

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What Is Tea

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What Is Tea

Coming after water, tea is the second most consumed drink in the world.  What comes as a surprise to many is that all teas come from the same plant – Camellia Sinensis.

Anything else, while sometimes called "tea", is more accurately referred to as an herbal tea or tisane. Tisanes include chamomile, rooibos and fruit teas. (Read more)

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