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Sugar is the biggest villain in nutrition these days. Part of the vitriol it gets, I think at least in part, is due to some righteous anger about how the sugar industry put blame on fat, and denied Americans decades of delicious, savory, fatty meals. Now we have the keto diet where you’re encouraged to […]

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One nice thing about the basic habits of good health (nutrition, sleep, and exercise) is that success at one leads to gains in the others. When you exercise regularly, you’re more likely to crave fruits and veggies, and more likely to be tired at night and sleep well. Eating well is less likely to disturb […]

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Fall in a Cup

September 9, 2016

Here’s something worth noting for the holidays: a sweet drink may be giving you more teaspoons of sugar than a small pastry. A pumpkin spice sugar drink might say fall to you, but here’s something healthier you can try: the fresh earthy taste of Jiaogulan tea. No added sugar but lots of antioxidants, Jiaogulan is […]

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Rethinking Summer Tea

August 1, 2016

Iced tea, iced coffee, blended fraps, those are the popular drinks of summer. But different places have different traditions when it comes to matching the temperature of a drink to the temperature of the weather, and there’s even some logic behind it. When you start a hot day with a hot drink, it gets your […]

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Some Summer ActiviTEA

April 7, 2016

Whether you’re hoping for a summer full of action and adventures, or finally getting a break to unwind, do it with a cup of health supporting tea! Why tea? It’s a natural way to make your day a little more healthy, by sneaking in some antioxidants, flavanols, and more into a quiet (or chatty) moment. […]

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