ARE HEALTH BENEFITS OF OUR DAILY CUP OF TEA REAL?

SHORT ABSTRACT:  Chemistry of tea: what exactly is in our teacup? Fresh tea leaf is extraordinarily rich in the flavanol group of polyphenols (catechins), which may constitute up to 30% of the dry leaf weight.  Tea and antioxidants. Tea is a major source of flavonoids, which are now well known antioxidants.  Tea and cholesterol. A study published in…

THE ABSOLUTELY THRILLING TEA CULTURE AROUND THE WORLD

This is PART THREE, of the POST SERIES! SHORT ABSTRACT: Historically, tea played a central role in social and political life. Today, tea culture refers to the way people prepare tea, how they interact with tea and how they drink it. Bellow are presented the cultural tea traditions from around the world.   The word…