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

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

Can green tea help with fat weight loss, and if so how? What about green tea extract and supplements, black tea, coffee and chamomile? We digest and explain the research to help you learn what are the best teas for weight loss and whether they actually work. Plus busting the claims of weight loss and laxative teas.
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Can green tea help with fat weight loss, and if so how? What about green tea extract and supplements, black tea, coffee and chamomile? We digest and explain the research to help you learn what are the best teas for weight loss and whether they actually work. Plus busting the claims of weight loss and laxative teas.
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Chinese and Japanese green teas have different flavors, preparation methods, and even health benefits! Find out whether Japanese or Chinese green tea is better for you, how to brew each kind of tea, questions on safety, and which loose leaf green teas you should try next, both pures or blends
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Chinese and Japanese green teas have different flavors, preparation methods, and even health benefits! Find out whether Japanese or Chinese green tea is better for you, how to brew each kind of tea, questions on safety, and which loose leaf green teas you should try next, both pures or blends
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Diving into how brewing changes the antioxidant levels of different teas: How does water temperature affect taste? Cold brewing black vs green vs oolong vs white tea: Which has the most antioxidants? And what about antioxidant levels for red vs green rooibos iced tea? How to get the most antioxidants out of your tea, whichever method you try!
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Diving into how brewing changes the antioxidant levels of different teas: How does water temperature affect taste? Cold brewing black vs green vs oolong vs white tea: Which has the most antioxidants? And what about antioxidant levels for red vs green rooibos iced tea? How to get the most antioxidants out of your tea, whichever method you try!
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The first in our series on antioxidants in tea. Read for the essentials of what are antioxidants, how they work and what are free-radicals, breaking down the complex science for easy understanding. Plus lists of antioxidant-rich teas and foods, key facts and a daily diet of superfood teas.

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The first in our series on antioxidants in tea. Read for the essentials of what are antioxidants, how they work and what are free-radicals, breaking down the complex science for easy understanding. Plus lists of antioxidant-rich teas and foods, key facts and a daily diet of superfood teas.

Read more

An in-depth comparison of butterfly pea flower and Kenyan purple tea: what they are, their flavors and origins, and their antioxidants and health benefits. Plus, learn how to mix beautiful drinks with vibrant pH color changes in your own home with our brewing guides. Time to meet the prettiest herbal tea ever!
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An in-depth comparison of butterfly pea flower and Kenyan purple tea: what they are, their flavors and origins, and their antioxidants and health benefits. Plus, learn how to mix beautiful drinks with vibrant pH color changes in your own home with our brewing guides. Time to meet the prettiest herbal tea ever!
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