HOW TO STRIKE THE BALANCE

HOW TO STRIKE THE BALANCE

Hormonal imbalances are very common conditions today. These conditions are causing well-known symptoms such as joint pain, fatigue, high blood pressure, headaches and bloating. Unfortunately they can also increase the risk of more serious diseases, such as cancer and diabetes. Follow our master yoga @bjjyogini_char and find the right balance in your life!Apple, blueberries, spinach, avocados, wild salmons or flaxseeds have the reputation to help to fight against these imbalances but do you know that green tea can play this role as well? Try our Tipsy Green or Fairy's Lagoon  green teas to boost your metabolism! Indeed, green tea contains...

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How Tea Is Made

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How Tea Is Made

All teas, regardless if its white, green, oolong, black all come from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is the processing methods that creates different kinds of teas.  In general, the more oxidized the tea is, the darker the colour would be, and also the higher the level of caffeine as well. White and green teas are the least oxidized and the colours of these two teas generally don’t change as much as they do when they were on the bush. Black teas go through a much more complex and lengthy processing.  For Pu-erh teas, the teas get oxidized and then...

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The Best Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure

The Best Tea for Lowering Blood Pressure

Everyone hears about the health benefits of drinking tea.  How about lowering blood pressure?  In a study published by “Endocrine Abstracts”, researchers tested participants and asked them to drink 4 cups of green tea daily while maintaining the same diet.  Over the course of the tests, it was found that the participants’’ blood pressure lowered by an average of 7.1/7.8 mmHg. As a conclusion, green tea is definitely beneficial to helping reduce blood pressure.  Green tea by far has one of the richest source of Polyphenols.  It is found that people who drink green tea on a regular basis are...

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Skincare Question: Which Teas are good for my skin?

Skincare Question: Which Teas are good for my skin?

We often get asked whether drinking tea has benefits for your skin - yes it does! Now the next question is, which ones? 1/ Chamomile Tea: Chamomile teas has relaxing properties and it makes it a great tea for irritated skin. It also promotes relaxation and sleep which is really important when you want your skin to rejuvenate! 2/ Jasmine Tea: It smells awesome and it actually has antiviral and antibacterial properties to keep you healthy! The tea itself also helps prevent signs of aging and reduces oil production and balances your hormones 3/ Green Tea: The amount of amino...

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4 Reasons Why Tea is Better than Coffee

4 Reasons Why Tea is Better than Coffee

  🍵4 Reasons Why Tea is Better than Coffee☕ 1/ There has been many studies conducted on the health benefits of tea - including how tea reduces the chances of developing certain kinds of cancers. 2/ Coffee and Tea are both stimulants as they contained caffeine, but coffee acts as a depressant. The release of the caffeine in coffee is also much faster which gives you a rush and also a horrible crash afterwards. If you want something that will get you through the day, drink tea. 3/ There are a lot of antioxidants in tea, way more than you...

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