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Tea and Iron Absorption

Tea and Iron Absorption
Updated: Dec. 21st, 2015
Tea is known to inhibit iron absorption, but this effect is not a matter of concern for normal, healthy adults.

Aluminum in Tea and Its Health Effects

Aluminum in Tea and Its Health Effects
Updated: Sep. 10th, 2015
Tea has high aluminum levels, but in spite of this, there is no evidence that moderate tea consumption poses any health risks associated with aluminum.

White Tea and Caffeine - Myths and Reality

White Tea and Caffeine - Myths and Reality
Updated: Aug. 26th, 2015
Tea companies have promoted myths that white tea is lower in caffeine than other types of tea; this article provides accurate info.

Styles, Types, & Varieties of Tea

Tea: black, green, oolong, white, Pu-erh, Flavored: Chai, Earl Grey, Jasmine, Herbals: Rooibos, Mate, ...

Flavored Tea

Flavored Tea
Updated: Feb. 2nd, 2016
Flavored tea is tea that has been blended, scented, or flavored with other ingredients; common flavored teas include Earl Grey, Jasmine, and spiced tea.

Herbal Tea

Herbal Tea
Updated: Feb. 2nd, 2016
Herbal tea encompasses all beverages made by infusing plants other than the tea plant in hot water. Herbal teas are extraordinarily diverse.

Mint Tea

Mint Tea
Updated: Feb. 2nd, 2016
Mint tea is one of the most popular herbal teas. There are many different types of mint, with diverse aromas; some have important health benefits.

Tea Producing Countries and Regions

China: Fujian, Yunnan, Anhui, Zhejiang, India: Darjeeling, Assam, Japan, Ceylon, Taiwan, Kenya, ...

Sichuan, China

Sichuan, China
Updated: Dec. 13th, 2015
Sichuan (Szechuan) is a province in China best known in the West for its spicy food. Sichuan also produces tea in the eastern (wetter) region.

Hawaii, United States

Hawaii, United States
Updated: Nov. 9th, 2015
Hawaii, located in the pacific ocean, has a tropical climate, and is the largest tea-producer in the United States.

Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy, Sri Lanka
Updated: Sep. 17th, 2015
Kandy is a district in Sri Lanka, the middle of three districts in the Central Province, north of Nuwara Eliya and south of Matale.

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