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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3. Food & Drink Recipes

4. Tea Lifestyle

5. Antioxidant Series

6. Going Carbon Positive Series

The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
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The world of tea has so much variety, so what exactly are the types of tea? Learn the difference between "true" teas and herbal tisanes, discover how tea is made, and explore the main types of teas and infusions - from regular black tea to the adaptogenic herbal teas you have never heard of.
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What do carbon footprint, carbon neutral, carbon negative vs positive mean? All about the key areas to mitigate online business emissions, differences in office vs remote business CO2 output, and the idea of digital carbon footprints. Plus the carbon impact of shipping & storage for ecommerce and when to carbon offset.
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What do carbon footprint, carbon neutral, carbon negative vs positive mean? All about the key areas to mitigate online business emissions, differences in office vs remote business CO2 output, and the idea of digital carbon footprints. Plus the carbon impact of shipping & storage for ecommerce and when to carbon offset.
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Chai Yerba Mate by @Chai_Struck - MA Recipes

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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Learn how to brew chai with this innovative chai recipe. Tanisha Rajput from @Chai_Struck teaches the traditional technique to make a modern, Argentinian take on the classic: how to make a yerba mate chai, with brewing tips and a bit of chai's history too! The queen of all things chai will inspire you with her wisdom.
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The Science of Tea & Anxiety

Posted by Stephany Morgan

Tea and anxiety: we look at the chemistry of anxiety, how it differs from stress, an overview of mindfulness, and use of the tea ceremony as an anxiety management technique. Plus the physiological effects of antioxidants in chamomile, tulsi holy basil, green tea and moringa to help reduce anxiety.
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Tea and anxiety: we look at the chemistry of anxiety, how it differs from stress, an overview of mindfulness, and use of the tea ceremony as an anxiety management technique. Plus the physiological effects of antioxidants in chamomile, tulsi holy basil, green tea and moringa to help reduce anxiety.
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What is Matcha Tea? A Primer on its History, Grades & Key Questions

Posted by Matcha Alternatives

Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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Our alternatives to matcha tea are superfood teas with different flavors, lower cost and more antioxidants...but matcha is still a fascinating tea with a rich history. Learn the origins of this green tea powder, how it’s grown and prepared, its flavor, caffeine and antioxidant content, and the best matcha substitutes.
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