Matcha Alternatives Tea Science Lifestyle 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

Best Teas for Your New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Stephany Morgan

What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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What teas to drink to help your New Year's resolutions, and why do they work? I explore the best teas for weight loss, protein, stress management, reduced anxiety, better quality sleep and prolonged focus, looking at how chai blends, moringa, tulsi, yerba mate, chamomile, green tea and more can make all the difference. 
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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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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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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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We all want to enjoy autumn but are stuck inside. What to do? Well, doom-scroll no more: with my set of covid-safe Sinister, Fall Harvest and Cheery-themed takes on classic Fall pastimes - with tea pairings for every occasion - you’ll have a host of quarantine-approved activities for this Halloween! From spooky decorations to perfect Fall movies, I’ve got you covered.
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Tea goes great with books, but some pairings are better than others. For sci-fi, perhaps a tea for focus; for a classic read, a relaxing herbal tea. Dive in to elevate your reading experience! While you explore the world of fiction, explore the world of tea with delectable white and green teas, yerba mate and rooibos.
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Tea goes great with books, but some pairings are better than others. For sci-fi, perhaps a tea for focus; for a classic read, a relaxing herbal tea. Dive in to elevate your reading experience! While you explore the world of fiction, explore the world of tea with delectable white and green teas, yerba mate and rooibos.
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