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Can you think of another beverage that’s black, green or white, can be consumed  hot or cold, lowers cholesterol, protects against several types of cancer, reduces blood pressure, improves heart, dental and bone health, burns body fat, eliminates bad breath, fights infection and boosts your immune system?  No other beverage can match black tea, green tea, or the popular white tea. The Greeks regarded tea as the ‘divine leaf’ that cures asthma, colds, bronchitis,  aids in digestion and improves cardiovascular health. The Greeks were the World’s first Olympians – they invented it! Adding honey to tea in place of sugar,...

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Athletes drinking tea as a sports drink is not a new concept. Tea and wellness go hand in hand.  The health benefits that tea offers have been used, valued and well documented for centuries. For unknown reasons, athletes have not and are not seen as a primary tea drinking community.  Even the few tea products specifically marketed as tea for athletes are in fact mostly herbal and caffeine free, therefore, missing the exact chemicals and enzymes that have been shown scientifically to offer health benefits.  Part of the lack of tea products for athletes is that the central emphasis in...

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