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  • Studies link tea to increased bone density, lower blood pressure and reduced chance of stroke and heart attack.
  • Tea contains fluoride, which helps inhibit the growth of bacteria associated with tooth decay.
  • The amount of time tea leaves are oxidized, or exposed to air, determines the color and flavor of tea.
  • You know lemon juice is lovely in hot tea, but have you tried a squeeze of fresh orange or tangerine? Use fresh orange or lemon juice to marinate beef, chicken and pork, as well.

Tea Trimming Tip: Drink coffee or tea with skim or 1 percent milk instead of cream or regular milk. A 12-ounce glass of iced tea sweetened with sucralose can save more than 100 calories

Tea Tips : Flavored teas wrapped in pretty paper make a great gift basket! You can apply a wet cool teabag to small skin burns for quick pain reduction.

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Did You Know?

  • January is Hot Tea Month
  • After water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.
  • In ancient China, tea was regarded not only as a food, but as a medicine.
  • Tea was not introduced to Europe until the mid-seventeenth century.
  • Instead of water you can use tea in stews and sauces. It will help tenderize tough cuts of meat and add a rich flavor to the gravy. For example, tenderize a pot roast or stewing meat by using two cups of hot tea as a cooking liquid.

Theanine in Tea

Theanine is an amino acid found in tea that stimulates alpha brain waves, the same ones active in meditation. Tea's yin-yang combination of theanine and caffeine may enhance creativity, multitasking and focus, studies say.

Two ladies sharing afternoon tea at tea time

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