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Teatox: What A Tea-Based Detox Really Is And Isn't

Sheena Brady | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

We've all heard of the ever-so-popular detox programs; whether you're reducing your alcohol consumption, juice cleansing, or simply removing high fat content from your diet, we've all been there, we get it. But, have you heard of North America's biggest detox trend: teatoxing?

How The World Takes Its Tea

Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Living

Tea is the most consumed beverage next to water. Here's how the world drinks it

Don't Fall Into A Rut: Upgrade Your Everyday Standards

Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

Try following these tips and tricks to upgrade your everyday standards and you’ll never be accused of falling into a rut.

Healthy Tea Options To Get You Through Winter

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Living

Tea isn't just tasty, it's healthy too!

What Does It Take To Be A Tea Sommelier?

Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

Most people are familiar with wine sommeliers — trained experts who assess wine based on flavour, smell, colour, and "mouthfeel,” among other factors most of us don’t notice when we take a sip. But people can also be certified as tea sommeliers to taste and assess the incredible variety and complexity of each type of leaf.

What's Your Personal Tea Type?

Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living

There’s a tea to suit every personality and lifestyle, so let us help you out with a few suggestions for how you can blend tea into your day.

The Health Benefits Of Drinking Tea

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 12.31.2015 | 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?

Sweet And Savoury Tea And Food Pairings

Sheena Brady | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

Co-authored with Caitlyn Squires We've all heard about the traditional food and wine pairing and appreciate when a delicious, rich tannic cabernet s...

High Quality Green Tea Is This Season's Secret Weapon

Sheena Brady | Posted 01.07.2016 | 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.

How To Make Your Own Tea Blend

Daniela Duriavig & Nadia Duriavig | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Living
Daniela Duriavig & Nadia Duriavig

Are you a tea lover? Get a thrill every time you walk into David's Tea? Why not try making your own spicy tea blend that has health benefits, too? It's the perfect gift for a fellow tea lover on your Christmas list, or a great treat for yourself!

Three Refreshing and Easy Iced Tea and Tea Cocktail Recipes

Sheena Brady | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Living
Sheena Brady

Ever crafted yourself a heavenly cool, luxury iced tea? How about a crisp tea infused cocktail? If not, you've been missing out. Try quenching your thirst with these easy recipes that are not only sure to impress your tastebuds, though will also make you look like a pro if you have guests over.

14 Cups Of Tea From Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Living

Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world (coming right after water), and arguably the most versatile. Whether you're looking to warm u...

Why Victoria's Public Market Is a Find for Foodies

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Olimpia Cisneros is one of those entrepreneurs who you root for -- and she makes it easy to do so because her product is exceptionally good. Cisneros ...

Don't Miss Vancouver's Tea Festival

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Whether you're a full-blown tea connoisseur or an apprehensive but curious leaf newbie, you won't want to miss the Vancouver Tea Festival, taking plac...

A Festival Of.. Tea?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Celebrating all things tea, the inaugural Vancouver Tea Festival is taking place in the city's Olympic Village on Saturday, Nov. 2. There will be d...

Tea Etiquette 101: Drinking Tea 'the Proper Way'

Karen Cleveland | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

How could adding boiling water to leaves get so complicated? Pinkies up or down? Conventions abound when it comes to tea service, but it need not be fussy. In fact, some of the traditions actually have interesting roots.

Some of What I've Learned in the Last Year

Natasha Koifman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

It's already November. Soon, we'll all begin looking forward to a new year, forming new hopes and goals around our calendar year. But, it's also a time to reflect on what we accomplished, to bank those new learnings and embrace the person we've become in 2012. Here are some of the things that I learned in 2012 and that I'll carry forward to the next year.

Shad Vallery 2012 - Not Just for Nerdy Kids

Sarena Dharshi | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Alberta
Sarena Dharshi

Every July, around 10 Canadian universities scattered across the country play host to 500 students from all provinces/territories and even internationally. Although the program is for open-minded high school students who are not afraid to delve into any subject and become challenged or inspired in ways they never thought possible in one month, I hope to break the stereotype that this is "nerd camp". My program consisted of 56 total Shads and we lived in residence at the university.

Which Security Software Should You Use?

Kevin Lloyd | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Alberta
Kevin Lloyd

I get asked this question a lot, and it's a question I love to be asked. I have spent the last ten years trying out just about every security software product available. I have come to the conclusion that you get what you pay for, and not all software is created equal.

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.