White is right, especially when it comes to tea. While all teas (black, green, oolong, etc.) come from the same plant, white tea is an especially healthy choice. Because it is the least processed of all its cousins, it is an excellent source of anti-oxidants and has anti-cancer properties such as polyphenols, flavonoids. (This is just the beginning! We found 13 more surprising benefits of tea.) We like Kusmi’s Le Thé Blanc Alain Ducasse, which was created in collaboration with famed French chef Alain Ducass. This version incorporates notes of raspberry and rose.
New to market this fall are infused teas, ie: teas that have been fortified with herbs and vitamins Tetley offers up a solid range of three: Boost, a green tea infused with vitamin B6 for added energy; Antiox, a fruity green tea with vitamin C for a hit of antioxidants; and Immune, a citrusy herbal tea with echinacea and zinc, to stave off sick days. Not sure if your symptoms are severe enough to stay home? Find out exactly when it’s time to call-in sick.
Love the idea of tea, but don’t want the caffeine hit? Think herbal. Our fave reco is peppermint tea. It’s a flavourful way to warm up your insides, and the invigorating scent of mint gives you an instant pick-me-up, sans caffeine. One to try: David’s Organic Peppermint Amour.
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