A Cup Of Tea Warms Your Heart And More!

by Paula | December 7, 2017 6:00 am

I get up early to workout most mornings, before my kids get up.  Then my day often feels like its pace is a dead-run.  Around 4:00 PM, my energy begins to wane.  Coincidently, that’s usually the time my children complete their homework.  What I enjoy at that time, is a cup of hot tea, and to just ‘be’ for a few moments.  Decompress.  Hear about the stories of the day, and recharge my batteries.  

An added bonus is the health benefits tea provides:

Sample Teas

I recently tried several varieties from Adagio.com[1] through their sampling offerings. The Peach Oolong and fragrant and satisfying.  I love that they provide info on the levels of caffeine and the temperature and steep times for optimal enjoyment for each kind.

Tea is Good for the Heart & Reduces Cancer

American Dietetic Association Spokeswoman, Katherine Tallmadge, MA, RD, LD boldly says, “There doesn’t seem to be a downside to tea. It has less caffeine than coffee, and the compounds in tea-their flavonoids- are good for the heart and reduce cancer.”  For me though, it’s not just about the tea, but the life-experience of enjoying a quiet moment with my family.

*www.today.com/series/one-small-things/top-10-health-benefits-drinking-tea[2]

Endnotes:
  1. Adagio.com: http://adagio.com/
  2. www.today.com/series/one-small-things/top-10-health-benefits-drinking-tea: http://www.today.com/series/one-small-things/top-10-health-benefits-drinking-tea

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