Author Archives: Stephenie Overman

Battling Cancer with Tea

The book Cancer Hates Tea, by Maria Uspenski, founder and CEO of The Tea Spot in Boulder Colo., is now for sale. The official publication date is Dec. 13, however copies can be preordered on Amazon. Uspenski said the book also is available wholesale through The Tea Spot’s website. Published by Page Street Books,...

Caffeine May Lower Older Women’s Risk of Dementia

A substantial daily dose of caffeine—the equivalent of five to six cups of tea a day—may help older women lower their odds of dementia or cognitive impairment, according to a study published in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. “Compared with women who consumed a low amount of caffeine...

Moderate Tea Consumption Shows Heart Benefits

An American Journal of Medicine study finds moderate tea consumption can help slow the progression of coronary artery calcium and reduce the risk of incidents that cause damage to the heart muscle. Researchers examined 6,508 participants from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. They found that participants who drank at least one cup of tea...

London Company, Nutritionist Design “Everyday Good” Teas

London-based company We Are Tea enlisted nutritionist Amanda Hamilton’s expertise in developing its new “super teas.” Called Everyday Good, the new teas come in three varieties: Glow for skin radiance, Soothe to aid digestion, and Svelte to balance metabolism, according to the We Are Tea website. Talking to The Interview (London), nutritionist Hamilton said,...

Tetley Predicts Contraceptive, Pain Killer “Remedy Teas”

Tetley foresees a future where “remedy teas,” teas enriched with medicines such as painkillers, antibiotics, and contraceptives, are readily available. “The benefit is that whatever the medicine, from birth control to antibiotics and painkillers, it could be available in a far more palatable format than a pill,” Laurent Sagarra, Global Head of Innovation, Compliance...