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Category Archives: Tea and Health

Did You Know Teabags Contain Toxic Material?

Did You Know Teabags Contain Toxic Material?

  Every now and then I come across a piece of information regarding tea that blows my mind – this is one of those times. It was just recently discovered that teabags contain a dangerous chemical. This is shocking on so many different levels, but mostly because companies have been…

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Star Anise – The Delicious Flu Fighter

Star Anise – The Delicious Flu Fighter

  I don’t know about you, but I am really reducing the amount of medicine and pills I take.  When I was younger, I would pop Advil and Sudafed every time I felt sick. However, now I am “older and wiser,” even though my wife may not agree and I…

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New Study: Green Tea Helps with Memory Loss

New Study: Green Tea Helps with Memory Loss

  As we get older we all start to get a bit more forgetful. Heck, I am in my early 30’s and I know I forget more things than I did in my early 20’s! We have all accepted this as a part of aging, but should we? There is…

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Does Green Tea Help Olympians Cheat?

Does Green Tea Help Olympians Cheat?

  Track and Field has always been my favorite Olympic event. When I was growing up I idolized Carl Lewis. Lewis used to dominate the 100m, 200m and long jump events. Coming off of 4 Gold Medals in the Los Angeles Olympics, I couldn’t wait for the 1988 Seoul Olympics…

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Can Oolong Tea Help You Lose Weight?

Can Oolong Tea Help You Lose Weight?

  It seems as though every time I turn on the TV there is a weight loss commercial. Take this pill and you will lose stomach fat… Use this machine and watch the pounds melt off… Eat this ratio of food and drop 30 pounds… While these are annoying, there…

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Trick or Treat (Without the Flab)

Trick or Treat (Without the Flab)

Whoever started Halloween is evil. Not evil in the sense that a bunch of Monsters got together and devised a special holiday. But evil in the fact that we all just start to nibble here or there on sweets. How bad can it be after all? The candy bar is…

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How Tea Can Make A Fat Cat Skinny Again

How Tea Can Make A Fat Cat Skinny Again

  My friend Joe likes to tell us about his Grandparents every time they have family gatherings. They are actually quite amazing people as his grandmother remarried at the age of 80 and they have been living happily for the past 15 years independently in their own house. One of…

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New Study: Tea Helps You Lose Weight

New Study: Tea Helps You Lose Weight

  As Thanksgiving creeps up, a lot of us are already starting to gain the dreaded “Holiday Weight.” Maybe it is a cookie here or some Halloween candy there. But the problem is that food is as big a part of the holidays as pumpkins, music and decorations. Luckily for…

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Rum and Iced Tea – Perfect for Porch Sippin’

Is iced tea healthy? Sure it is. Is it thirst quenching on a hot day? Yep. Can you combine iced tea with alcohol and have a party? Surprisingly yes! And you don’t even have to have a party, you can have a glass, kick back and relax. This recipe for…

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Is Flavored Tea Healthy?

  Have you ever read the ingredients on your favorite foods? Almost everything is filled with a bunch of junk that sounds like it was cooked up in some chemistry lab. Unfortunately, large food companies have found ways to reduce costs by substituting old fashioned, natural ingredients for lower priced…

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