Green Tea

Top 10 Healthy Summer Snacks | Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada Living

Summer is almost here! Which means we're saying a tearful farewell to our favourite winter warm-ups; hot chocolate, mac n' cheese bites, pumpkin pies and beaver tails. As we get ready for summer entertaining and afternoons spent lounging by the pool, we're switching gears and serving up lighter bites to satisfy our cravings.

What A Cup Of Tea Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Living

Which is your fave?

Green Tea Helps Prevent And Treat Leukemia

Ettore Corsi | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Living
Ettore Corsi

Several studies on Asian and North American populations suggest that drinking green tea can help you reduce your risk of leukemia. Clinical trials also show that green tea extracts can help treat some forms of leukemia.

Tea And Pregnancy: A Dangerous Mix

Ettore Corsi | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Parents
Ettore Corsi

Women should avoid green, oolong, and black tea if they are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, because of tea's effects on folate levels, and the potentially dangerous effects of caffeine found in tea.

Control Your Coffee Addiction With 8 Simple Steps

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Like most things in life, moderation is the key, and while caffeine itself might not be inherently bad, the frequency, amount and the dependencies people have to it can be cause for concern. There's always a catch isn't there? While you might think that your cup of joe in the morning is your only exposure to caffeine, think again.

Drink Up The Health Benefits Of This Matcha Tea Smoothie

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Living
 Lindsay Pleskot

With all these benefits, I HAD to develop a smoothie recipe and I honestly can't get enough of it lately. It is creamy, delicious, filling and as a major bonus -- especially for those of you who have a hard time rolling out of bed in the morning -- the caffeine boost.

Rediscover Tea, The World's Favourite Antioxidant

Marc Davis | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

Are you interested in an alternative to coffee that's not as strong but is still an effective pick-me-up drink? If so, then it's time to rediscover te...

How Matcha Tea Is Making The World A Better Place

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Far from being a new food fad, matcha tea has been around for centuries. It has formed the cornerstone of Japanese tea ceremonies for over 900 years. It is being touted as a wonderfully nutritious brew with a ton of health benefits and the kind of calm focus that puts the jitters of a caffeine high to shame.

The Health Benefits Of Drinking Tea

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

Canadians drink about 10 billion cups of tea a year and the amount continues to increase! There are thousands of studies investigating the potential health benefits of tea. How can this ancient beverage boost our health?

High Quality Green Tea Is This Season's Secret Weapon

Sheena Brady | Posted 11.19.2016 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

It's that awkward time of year when the weather seems to be having daily mood swings. Just as soon as it's getting warmer, it turns around and bites you with some cold. These abrupt weather changes can cause symptoms of the cold and flu, and we risk not only our own functionality and health, but that of others too.

Brew the Perfect Iced Tea Without the Extra Calories

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

With summer upon us, it's time to perfect everyone's favourite thirst quencher: iced tea! And who better to seek advice from than Certified Tea Sommelier Raelene Gannon. Discover Gannon's top tips for brewing the best iced tea, along with my suggestions for adding flavour without extra calories.

The Best Drink To Prompt Your Memory

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Living

A beverage with multiple benefits, green tea has inspired a number of research projects in recent years. One of the latest studies on the subject, pub...

From Brain Power to Belly Fat: Six Lesser-Known Benefits of Green Tea

Natasha Turner, ND | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Turner, ND

Green tea can combat the lazy days of summer -- and the consequential love handles -- according to a study. If you haven't jumped on the green tea bandwagon, here are a few great reasons why you should start drinking it daily.

Can Green Tea Shrink Tumours?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.14.2012 | Canada Living

Talk about a superhero tea. According to a new study from researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, a compound found in ...

Five Foods That Kick Your Metabolism Into Overdrive, Naturally!

Shannon Kadlovski | Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Living
Shannon Kadlovski

Metabolism is a very complex process, so it is easiest to think of it as something that affects how easily our bodies lose or gain weight. So how do you increase your metabolic rate naturally, you might ask? By consuming these five amazing metabolism-boosting foods!

Is Tea the New Coffee?

Beverley Golden | Posted 10.31.2011 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

In many ways, tea is the direct opposite of coffee. Coffee is often linked to hectic schedules and energy rushes in the midst of stress-filled days. Tea is associated with comfort, slowing down the pace and with tradition and ritual. Coffee stimulates. Tea calms.