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Lipton Partners with WE to Empower and Support Female Tea Farmers in Kenya

Tea company commits to providing financial and business tools to 80,000 Kenyan women ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lipton and WE are working together to empower 80,000 women in tea farming communities across Kenya by providing them access to financial and business skills training. Program participants will learn financial fundamentals from...

How Tea Health Advocacy Can Improve Retail Sales

Maria Uspenski won the award for Best Tea Health Advocate at the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas in June. Her book, Cancer Hates Tea (Page Street Publishing, 2016), gives tips for lifestyle changes people can make to decrease their risk of getting cancer. She owns The Tea Spot in Boulder, Colorado, which provides...

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...

A Longer Life with Tea

Last month World Tea News reported on a study connecting chamomile tea and longevity. Now the Journal of Clinical Nutrition may have similarly good news for drinkers of Camellia sinensis. This study, conducted by researchers in Australia, combed through health records from the Western Australia Data Linkage System for a group of 1,063 women...

Could Chamomile Reduce Mortality in Women?

This spring, the journal The Gerontologist released a new study suggesting that drinking chamomile tea could reduce mortality in older women. The study was conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and it involved 1,677 men and women of Mexican origin over the age of 65. The participants were from five...