Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle Blog

The Matcha Alternatives Blog

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A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish once per week, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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1. Tea Science & Wellness
2. Tea Spotlights
3. Food & Drink Recipes
4. Tea Lifestyle
5. Antioxidant Series

Explore how you can reduce the carbon and water footprint of your tea passion, in part 2 of our carbon positive journey. Learn about teabag plastic pollution, and the carbon impact of coffee, bottled tea, looseleaf, dairy and glass vs plastic vs paper packaging. A primer on sustainable practices in tea!

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Explore how you can reduce the carbon and water footprint of your tea passion, in part 2 of our carbon positive journey. Learn about teabag plastic pollution, and the carbon impact of coffee, bottled tea, looseleaf, dairy and glass vs plastic vs paper packaging. A primer on sustainable practices in tea!

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How to Give Tea for the Holidays: Beginner’s Guide to Ethical Gifting

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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Tea Gifting Guide: How to give sustainable, unique tea gifts, support small business, choose ethically sourced items, and gift wrap responsibly. Plus a guide to buying teaware, the best tea for the holidays, tea stocking stuffers, and the perfect tea gifts for energy, anxiety, sleep, and more. When in doubt, give tea!
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6 Best Herbal Teas for Digestion & Why They Work

Posted by Stephany Morgan

How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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How to combat Thanksgiving indigestion - we cover how your body digests and the impact of overeating and alcohol, to the soothing effects of the six best spices and herbal teas for digestion. Tisanes with cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, lemon verbena and peppermint, and how they work.
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Easy Vegan Yerba Mate Lemon Cake - MA Recipes

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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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Baking with tea is easier than you think! Learn how to make a Yerba Mate vegan lemon cake, along with tips to help you bake any tea-infused cake. Plus, find out what Yerba Mate tea actually is, and get loose leaf tea recommendations to pair with your delicious vegan teacake.
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Most Common Antioxidants in Green Tea (Antiox Part 7)

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Green tea is famous for its antioxidants, but what do they actually do? This detailed guide to the science behind EGCG, EGC and Theanine, looks at green tea's anticancer benefits, how it helps reduce anxiety and improve sleep, and how these antioxidants compliment a healthy lifestyle. Plus what lemon does to green tea!
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Green tea is famous for its antioxidants, but what do they actually do? This detailed guide to the science behind EGCG, EGC and Theanine, looks at green tea's anticancer benefits, how it helps reduce anxiety and improve sleep, and how these antioxidants compliment a healthy lifestyle. Plus what lemon does to green tea!
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