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Tea as a Herald of Healthy Living

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Tea as a Herald of Healthy Living

Article courtesy of Suzette Hammond and World Tea Expo 2019 white paper, “The Next Wave in Tea: Trends, Issues & Opportunities.” The complimentary report offers valuable insights and advice from some of the top experts and leaders in specialty tea. To download the free white paper, visit https://www.worldteaexpo.com/en/attendee-resources/whitepaper.html. An emerging opportunity for tea that I see in my work branches off from an existing trend: tea for overall wellbeing. We’ve been giving so much attention to functional teas or wellness blends, looking at tea in a transactional nature. A “take this for that” type of thinking. Of course, blends are very...

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Body, Mind and Spirit: Issues Surrounding Tea and Health

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Body, Mind and Spirit: Issues Surrounding Tea and Health

Tea plays a healthy role in maintaining the human body, mind, and spirit according to an impressive lineup of speakers participating in a colloquium hosted by the University of California, Davis. The day-long event on Jan. 24 presented “tea as a prescription for today’s society.” Segments addressed Tea, Health, and the Body; Tea, Health, and the Mind, and Tea, Health, and the Spirit. The event, now in its fourth year, drew a crowd of 500 students, residents, and tea professionals to the campus, located near Sacramento, Calif. Several years ago, Professor Katharine Burnett proposed that the university undertake a Global...

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