Top 3 Tea-Related Subreddits to Follow

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Reddit can easily take days and days from your life without you even noticing it. It’s full of a ton of crazy and oftentimes useless stuff that sucks you right into it until...

Holy cow is it midnight already?! Yeah that about sums Reddit up.

But for the tea enthusiasts, tea lovers, tea connoisseurs, and all the other kinds of tea freaks in between, Reddit can be a gold mine of pretty pictures, resources, information, and of course, other tea-crazed individuals such as yourself.

If you’re new to the tea party and want a virtual place to hangout and discuss it as you drink your preferred cuppa, Reddit is the place to go. But which part of Reddit, you say?

Two Common Types of Teatime in England

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When we imagine British people having tea, this is what we usually think of: 

 

An afternoon garden party among ladies in elaborate gowns, discussing the Queen and the weather while sipping tea in delicate white china and munching on cakes and crustless sandwiches. Everyone in the party, of course, speaks in an unnaturally formal British manner.

 

But that image is actually only half of the (albeit stereotypical) picture. For the English, there are two main types of teatime: low tea or afternoon tea and high tea or meat tea. 

Tea Cuts Down Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases

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The last two blog posts have discussed the studies focusing on the health benefits of tea in the body. The findings from these ventures were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and for this blog post, we'll talk about how tea helps in cutting down risks of cardiovascular diseases.

black teaTea has long been believed to keep the heart healthy. In a recent study conducted by Dr. Claudio Ferri from the University of L'Aquila in Italy, it has been found that black tea helped trim down blood pressure in patients with hypertension.

In continuation to our previous blog entry regarding the latest study conducted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, this blog post will discuss their recent findings with the polyphenol in tea still as the main subject for study. 

green tea for cancerAnother finding from the research is that tea, particularly green tea and its polyphenol contents could potentially stop the growth of certain types of cancers.

There have been numerous studies backing up claims of the benefits of tea for health. And recently, additional research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) has further supported that tea could benefit our health. In this recent study, the researchers have focused on the effects of tea on weight loss, cancer and cardiovascular risk, bone strength and attention and focus.

tea and weight lossFor now, we'll discuss how tea could help with weight loss.

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