Topic: tea

Heads Up: Tea, Coffee & ‘Smoke Flavoring’ Could Be Damaging Your DNA

Heads Up: Tea, Coffee & 'Smoke Flavoring' Could Be Damaging Your DNA

Well, here’s a little information to scare the caffeine addiction right out of you. A new study is out warning that coffee, tea, and liquid smoke flavoring could all be doing serious damage to your DNA. While doctors aren’t warning that you should stop consuming the products all together, they do believe that the preliminary information deserves some serious further study. More »

Tea Drinkers PSA: Tea Overload Could Cause Rare Bone Disease

Tea Drinkers PSA: Tea Overload Could Cause Rare Bone Disease

A woman in Michigan has developed a rare bone disease, almost never seen in Europe or North America, called skeletal fluorosis, and doctors believe it’s from too much tea. As a woman who is almost never without a pot of water on the stove, I was pretty horrified to hear that my love of green tea and honey might be detrimental! Here’s what happened, plus whether or not you should start side-eyeing your Earl Grey. More »

12 Days Of DIY: Holiday Spice Herbal Tea Blend

12 Days Of DIY: Holiday Spice Herbal Tea Blend

Four out of 12 days of DIY left here at Blisstree. In keeping with our theme of simple, healthy homemade gifts, today’s tutorial is on how to make a holiday spice tea mix. This is inspired by Katie Glenn at Hello Giggles, who posted this DIY guide to making apple-cinnamon tea blend and giving it as a holiday gift. It uses peppermint instead of apple, though, for some extra wintry umph. More »

This Might Make You Love Black Tea Even More

This Might Make You Love Black Tea Even More

Tea is one of the most pleasant things to drink: it’s calming, hydrating and some varieties offer an array of benefits. Oolong tea may help weight loss while others may aid in lowering cholesterol and risk of heart disease. Plus, it is typically low in calories and much better for you than the majority of other flavored beverages. And now, there may be yet another reason to indulge in your tea habit even more. More »

Tea-licious: 6 Healthy Recipes Made With Tea

Tea-licious: 6 Healthy Recipes Made With Tea

There are few things more calming or soothing than a nice, steaming hot cup of tea. There’s a reason that tea drinking is a ritual worldwide; that’s because the ancient infusion benefits the body as well as the mind. But have you ever tried cooking with your favorite cuppa? Tea is chock full of healthy antioxidants (not to mention other health benefits), and it can add some interesting flavors to otherwise boring dishes. Check out the healthy tea recipes we’ve found. More »