MY CRAZY TRAVEL TO MUNICH AND THE SCIENCE OF POSITIVE ATTITUDE

  WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT: Not for the faint-hearted.   Yes, you read it correctly. Science is involved in everything. Even in a train travel from a small town in Slovenia called Celje, to a big town in Germany called Munich. This story is a bit older, as I now live in Berlin, but I…

TOP 10 HEALTHY REASONS TO BE MORE PASSIONATE ABOUT TRAVELING

SHORT ABSTRACT: How does travel affect our mental health or our health in general? What exactly is mental health? Mental health involves our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It determines many things, like – how we interact with others, how we make choices, how we handle stress. 10 reasons why traveling is good for us….

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…

PART TWO: THE BITTER TRUTH ABOUT THE TEA INDUSTRY (POST SERIES!)

SHORT ABSTRACT: In 2013 world tea production was 5.07 million tones and world tea consumption – 4.84 million tones, which means, approximately half of the world drinks tea. In India, most workers on the fields, employed as tea pluckers, are women. In the past 15 years more than 2000 workers have died of malnutrition on the…