The Benefits of Green Tea

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So how about getting in shape? Wellrepparttar benefits of green tea come in many shapes and sizes. "What's next?", I here you say. Well green tea also has a beneficial effect onrepparttar 125436 metabolism. Studies have actually shown that green tea can help you loose weight. What a great way to loose weight sipping on a healthy flavorsome cup of green tea!

It has been shown that green tea health benefits can be gained throughrepparttar 125437 teas ability to fight infection and kill bacteria. Green tea can be helpful in protecting teeth, in aidingrepparttar 125438 immune system with it's antifungal properties and by improving digestive function.

The health benefits of green tea have been studied and enjoyed for years in Asian cultures such as China and Japan and now this information is much more widely available inrepparttar 125439 west. We can all now enjoy green tea health benefits and atrepparttar 125440 same time if we choose to actually drinkrepparttar 125441 teas we can have a fun and interesting time trying different teas.

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Tea Brewing and Storage Tips

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To dorepparttar job properly it's best to buy a water thermometer which will give you a fast and accurate reading. After a while you will get to know roughly how long to leaverepparttar 125435 water before adding it torepparttar 125436 tea. This will save you from using repparttar 125437 thermometer allrepparttar 125438 time.

Steeping time is also very important to produce a fine brew. It is very much down to your own personal tastes how long you should steep. Having said that there are guidelines which you should follow and they are often provided with repparttar 125439 tea you buy. Steep too long and you could end up with a bitter and very strong brew. Steep not enough and you will not getrepparttar 125440 most of outrepparttar 125441 tea.

As a rough guiderepparttar 125442 following timings and temperatures apply;

Green Tea and White Tea 1-4 mins 150-170 F Oolong Tea 1-3 mins 165-195 F Pu-erh Tea 2-10 mins boiling Black Tea 2-5 mins 195 F

In order to appreciaterepparttar 125443 tea as it's brewing it's really good to be able to seerepparttar 125444 leaves as they open. Using a glass cup or pot enables you to do that very well. There are many choices for brewing equipment including Yi Xing teapots, Guywans, infusers, filters and good old cups. It's really up to you to experiment with allrepparttar 125445 different equipment which is on offer.

The most important thing is to enjoy your tea and enjoyrepparttar 125446 company in which you drink it. Don't worry too much about times and temperatures inrepparttar 125447 beginning; there is plenty of time and plenty of tea to discoverrepparttar 125448 different techniques of brewing.

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