The Matcha Alternatives Blog

 

For the rational tea drinker:

A fully referenced, anti-pseudoscience exploration into the glorious world of tea science. We publish 2-3 times per month, with posts ranging from cool tea science to delicious recipes to how to have fun with tea!

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Commonly Googled Questions About Covid-19 + Tea

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed on

Our response + your questions: First, here's what we're doing on our end to keep your tea safe, and second your coronavirus tea questions answered: Can green tea cure covid-19? Can I catch the virus by drinking tea? What teas should I be drinking to boost my immune system? What about teas for mental health? Plus how best to stay safe and healthy.

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Commonly Googled Questions About Covid-19 + Tea

Posted by Elizabeth Taeed on

Our response + your questions: First, here's what we're doing on our end to keep your tea safe, and second your coronavirus tea questions answered: Can green tea cure covid-19? Can I catch the virus by drinking tea? What teas should I be drinking to boost my immune system? What about teas for mental health? Plus how best to stay safe and healthy.

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Best Teas for the Keto and Paleo Diets

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

In this post you’re going to learn what the best teas are for the Ketogenic and Paleo diets. I'll give a brief overview of these two diets, types of tea allowed on Keto and Paleo and the best teas for boosting energy, plus my favorites!

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Best Teas for the Keto and Paleo Diets

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

In this post you’re going to learn what the best teas are for the Ketogenic and Paleo diets. I'll give a brief overview of these two diets, types of tea allowed on Keto and Paleo and the best teas for boosting energy, plus my favorites!

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Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew - MA Recipes

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Moringa powder can be consumed as more than just a tea! There are many ways to get its wonderful nutrients and protein into your diet, including in every-day meals. Today’s first installment in my new recipe series is the yummy Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew. A superfood delight, and perfect for a cozy winter evening.

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Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew - MA Recipes

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Moringa powder can be consumed as more than just a tea! There are many ways to get its wonderful nutrients and protein into your diet, including in every-day meals. Today’s first installment in my new recipe series is the yummy Moringa Chicken and Dumpling Stew. A superfood delight, and perfect for a cozy winter evening.

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Antioxidants in Green vs Black Teas: What's the Difference?

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Many think that black teas contain no antioxidants because they have been oxidized, but the truth is a bit more complex than that. This post looks at the antioxidant levels and types in green and black teas, their capacity to neutralize free radicals, how they differ, and their bioavailability (especially when it comes to adding milk to your tea).

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Antioxidants in Green vs Black Teas: What's the Difference?

Posted by Stephany Morgan on

Many think that black teas contain no antioxidants because they have been oxidized, but the truth is a bit more complex than that. This post looks at the antioxidant levels and types in green and black teas, their capacity to neutralize free radicals, how they differ, and their bioavailability (especially when it comes to adding milk to your tea).

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What is Purple Tea? All About the Mega-Antioxidant, Anthocyanin-Rich Matcha Alternative

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What is purple tea? Why is it becoming so popular? Today's post dives in to what tea cultivars produce purple tea, how it differs from green tea, the difference between Chinese vs Kenyan purple tea, its antioxidant levels and why you should give it a try!

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What is purple tea? Why is it becoming so popular? Today's post dives in to what tea cultivars produce purple tea, how it differs from green tea, the difference between Chinese vs Kenyan purple tea, its antioxidant levels and why you should give it a try!

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