Tea Time On the Lawn

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Research shows that tea has a wide variety of benefits.  Drinking tea may minimize the risk of having a stroke or a heart attack, can protect bones, give the immune system a boost as well as provide some relief to those with irritable bowel syndrome by calming the digestive system.  Tea is a good substitute for water because it has no calories and comes in a variety of flavors.  Polyphenols, an antioxidant found in tea, especially green tea, are responsible for a lot of these wonderful health benefits.  Although tea has a wide variety of health benefits, it is not […]

Green Tea: Is it as good as everyone claims?

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The short answer? YES! Green Tea has many benefits to your health. It has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol, lower inflammation, block plaque formations that lead to Alzheimer’s, aid in blood sugar regulation in those with diabetes, and aid in healthy cell growth! Many of the effects are from the chemicals called polyphenols (known as Catechins in tea) naturally found in the tea leaf. There are 6 primary types, the most well-known being EGCG. Green tea (from the plant Camellia Sinensis) has been grown and processed for centuries in East Asia. China has the highest production […]

Happy New Year! We’re having a tea party!

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  In honor of national hot tea month, we at NuVal decided to have a tea party! Why? Because tea is incredibly healthy for you! Tea in all its many forms; green, black, oolong, mate, roobois, herbal, white, etc… have been consumed for centuries. With its origins in china, tea (in all forms) is now the second most commonly consumed beverage worldwide (second to water)! We plan to spotlight the 8 main types of tea giving you their stories, benefits, best steeping/consuming methods and recipes. The tea leaf itself has not been shown to aid in weight loss exclusively, however, […]