To Filter or Not to Filter

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To Filter or Not to Filter

Something to really think about when you are brewing your tea, is the type of water you use. Personally I have had my share of types of water as it is important to test the effects of different variations with tea.

Of course it’s all a matter of preference, however when I go to sample teas or work a tea party I make a point of using the best water possible. This way the tea is not hindered by the water, it is actually enhanced. You will then get a better cup of tea and all of the pertinent factors will come into play such as aroma, liquor, and taste. Taste would be the most important of the three. No one likes a bad cup of tea, no one!

I’ve heard many countless stories of how “back in the day” you would throw 2 or 3 teabags in a teapot, add water, and let it steep all day or until the batch was gone. Nowadays people still make Sun Tea, however I believe tea goers are looking for something more substantial, an overall lovelier experience. And I am all for giving providing that.

So the next time you go to make a cup of tea, consider all of the factors, including water. From what I’ve tasted (my personal opinion), I will never brew tea in regular tap water. I feel filtered is the best and easiest way. However you should try brewing with distilled water. It is gives a really nice enhanced flavour without all of the impurities. And if you have a filter system that brews PH balanced water, trying steeping your tea cold. It’s like magic!!

Be sure to enjoy your tea and the magic the summer unfolds!

Chow!

Staying Fit during the Summer with Tea

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How to Use Tea for Weight Management

A cup of tea is a perfect start for the day as it provides energy by eliminating fatigue and tiredness. It is an aromatic beverage that is prepared by pouring hot water and sometimes milk and sugar are added to enhance its taste. Various tea leaf distributors are available throughout the world which supply various types of tea, for example:

  • Green tea
  • Yellow tea
  • Oolong tea
  • White tea
  • Matcha
  • Pu-erh tea
  • Black tea
  • Flowering tea
  • Rooibos tea
  • Herbal/fruit/mate teas

Though all of these teas are beneficial, today we are going to look at specifically green tea…

Importance of various teas

Taking organic loose tea leaves simply by brewing it has a lot of health benefits. The most important thing is that it will make you feel refreshed and rejuvenated. Now, coming to the importance of green tea, it is something that is perfect for your health as it has proven to be used to cure cancer, reduce weight and finally to keep a person healthy and fit. The green leaf tea extract works in many ways to help you manage weight.

  • It contains epigallocatechin gallate, which has the capacity to stimulate the body’s metabolism and speed up weight loss.
  • It contains caffeine which helps in controlling hunger.
  • It helps in decreasing the blood sugar level.
  • It prevents fat from accumulating in the body.
  • It contains more number of anti-oxidants that helps in providing a glow to the skin by flushing out the toxins.
  • Lastly, cream, milk or sugar is not added to the green tea, which in turn is perfect for managing weight.

When compared green tea with the organic loose leaf teathe green tea extracts are rich in polyphenols and caffeine, which induce the process of thermogenesis and stimulate fat oxidation.

Thus, we can conclude this by stating that green tea is ideal for weight management and for a healthier lifestyle. Start drinking today, and visit our website at http://tealife.ca!