Category Archives: White Tea

The Carotenoid Content of Green and Black Tea

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GABA Tea: Beneficial Against Mood Disorders?

Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) tea is a special tea that has a greater content of GABA compared to normal tea. GABA tea is made by exposing normal tea leaves (from the Camellia sinensis plant) to low oxygen conditions. This increased … Continue reading

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Fluoride: Teeth, Tea and Toothpaste

Fluoride is a trace mineral in human nutrition. There is some evidence that fluoride may be essential, although this point of view is controversial. For example. Fluoride is said to be required for the hardening of tooth enamel and the … Continue reading

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Fluoride in Tea

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Fluoride in Tea

Green, black and white tea are decoction made from the young leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Black tea undergoes an oxidation step during processing, while green and white teas are steamed. Brick tea in contrast is also a decoction … Continue reading

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Black Versus Green Tea: Antioxidant Capacity

All tea is made from the Camellia sinensis plant. Black tea is produced by oxidising the leaves, whereas green (and white) tea in produced by steaming them. These two differing processing steps produces a final produce with differing taste, aroma … Continue reading

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Catehin Content of Various Teas

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Three Easy Ways To Boost Antioxidant Intake (Tea, Herbs, Whey Protein)

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Decaffeinated Tea: A Complex Subject

Despite being a complex mixture of chemicals much of the cognitive effects of tea are unfairly attributed to the caffeine. Decaffeinated tea is interesting nutritionally because many of the other components of tea are known to be biologically active. The … Continue reading

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