How to Decide how many Bottles of Wine Needed for a Party

Figuring out how much wine you need for a party might seem like an impossible task until you realize there are a few questions that will lead to simple answers that assure the success of your party. Once you have identified your questions and answers, check with the most knowledgeable wine merchant you can find, add a few bottles to take care of emergencies, and you are well on your way to a successful party.

Equivalents

One, 750-millimeter bottle of still wine = 6, 4-ounce glasses.

One, 11/2 liter bottle of still wine = 12, 4 ounces glasses

One bottle of champagne is 24-26 ounces and referred to as a quart in the trade. This is not a true measure but the bottle usually produces about 6 flutes or 7 saucer glasses of champagne.

A case of champagne = about 72 drinks.

Wine Glasses

Matching wine glasses are not necessary but if all your glasses for a particular type wine are the same size you have a better chance for portion control and less waste; also, they look better. If you really lack enough glasses but like to give parties, a trip to the restaurant supply store might be in order. They will have a range of sizes and grades that are not overly expensive, but all of them will most likely offer a sparkling presentation.

Ideally, you should have enough glasses to avoid excessive glass washing during the party.

The equivalents offered here are based on 4-ounce servings. Before party day, select glasses to be used, pour a 4-ounce serving into each size glass (red wine, white wine, etc.), and become familiar with how the wine looks in the glass so that you will be able to measure by eye.

The amount of wine depends, somewhat, on the size of the glass. Large bubble glasses should not be filled more than half way; smaller wine glasses should be filled no more than ½ to ¾ inch from the top. Four ounces that fail to reach these marks will not necessarily seem skimpy but will give the wine plenty of room to breathe.

Four-ounce flutes or tulip-shaped glasses retain champagne bubbles better than saucers.

The Occasion

Cocktail parties sometimes seem odd to visitors from other countries, but the American cocktail party has taken its place around the world as an interlude for socializing and having a bite to eat to fortify oneself before dinner.

When the invitation specifies the party is from 6:00 to-8:00 p.m., this usually means the cocktail party is a prelude to dinner or another event. If cocktail party hours are later, 6:00-9:00, 7:00-9:00, or simply invite guests to come at 7:00 p.m., guests have the right to expect food and drinks to be more substantial.

A fairly conservative, but reliable guideline, is three drinks per guest per hour.

The Guests

Always take a close look at your guest list. Heavy drinkers and teetotalers seem to balance themselves out, but young guests usually signal additional beer drinkers.

Adjust your wine order so that you will always err on the side of excess. Unopened cases, and usually unopened bottles, can be returned. Also, this is the perfect time to restock your personal wine supply.

The Wine

There is more to serving wine at a party than figuring out the number of bottles and placing the order.

Keep things simple but offer a small choice among red and white, sweet and dry. Ask the wine merchant for specials or suggestions if you are unsure. 

If there is a special wine, like May wine in spring, an ice wine in season, or champagne at Christmas, that you would like to feature, make this a highlight of the event backed up by offerings from your liquor cabinet.

Always make sure your personal liquor supply is in good order to fill a special request.

Finally

This bench mark of three drinks per hour will stand you in good stead for almost any party, from a cocktail party to a sit-down dinner party where you might pair wine with food offerings. Remember, if you err, always do so on the side of excess.

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1. The Dinner Party Wine Bottle Calculator | VinePair
2. Are Sports Drinks Meant For Non-Athletes?
3. Party Planning – Table & Vine

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How Tea is Grown and Harvested

Got any extra space in your garden, why not trying growing your own tea? It’s easier than you think, although cooler climates and higher elevations are better for the best teas.

Camellia Sinensis the tea plant can be grown from seed or by plant cuttings or by purchasing a tea plant from a nursery. If you have patient qualities this is the plant for you, as it takes a lot of patience for the tea plant to grow to maturity, that being about three to four years before they can be harvested.

The tea plant does well in sandy soil, with additional fertilizer and frequently water in warmer weather. To prevent weeds and to keep moisture in the soil muclh your Camellia Sinensis plant.

The plant will reach maturity in about three to four years, then the leaves can be harvested. The top leaves and buds are picked for the better quality of black and green teas. Buds are picked for special flavored teas.

The tea plant would be a beautiful addition to your garden as it is a ornamental bush that has beautiful white and fragrant flowers, which bloom in late fall and winter. When pruned on a regular basis the plant will always have new growth.

Tea is harvested in early spring and summer. The spring harvest will bring the tender and fattest for white tea.

The tea leaves are spread out to dry after picking, it will take about 12 to 18 hours for them to wither. The leaves will loose moisture during this process. They will become soft, which will allow the easy of rolling the tea without breaking and leaves. This rolling process allows breakage of the teas membranes in the leaves releasing juices of the to tea leaf to collect on the top surface. The tea leaf is in the state of fermentation producing essential oils from the juices. When the aroma and flavor reach exact right point fermentation process is stopped. During the production process leaves are broken, they are sorted by sizes, large leaves about 20% is the best grad, next grade being broken leaves, the tea dust or fanning are used in tea bags.

In that extra space in your garden, why not give tea a try, by growing your own? Create your different flavors of green tea by adding your favorite herbs, dried fruits and dried flowers. Your own home grown tea would be a wonderful gift to give to your friends and loved ones.

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1. Tea
2. What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal
3. How is tea harvested?

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How to Choose between Hot Drinks and Cold Drinks

There are generally two types of drink that you can choose from; hot drinks and cold drinks. Knowing which one to drink however can actually depend on a vast number of things in your personal and professional life alike. Drinking is a simple necessity as the body runs on liquid and it is important to drink water regularly. However, choosing between hot drinks and cold drinks generally depends on a number of things from the time of year to what you are doing at the time.

Hot drinks such as coffee and tea can be very delicious to enjoy on a cold winter’s day and first thing in the morning, but when it comes to drinking these things at night, it is certainly not recommended. Coffee can keep you awake at night so opt for cold drinks at night. If you are cold and the winter is taking its toll on your evening, you can opt for a cold drink, but consider one that is not going to keep you awake. Hot chocolate is the traditional choice but flavoured and herbal teas can also be chosen. During the day, especially a hot day, cold drinks such as a nice glass of water can be the best choice.

Choosing between hot drinks and cold drinks can also depend on what you are doing. Drinks such as coffee and tea can leave a bad taste and a bad smell in your mouth and on your breath and therefore should be avoided if you are due to meet a business partner or your romantic partner as your breath will become evident to them. If you are due to meet your romantic partner, consider cold drinks that will not linger on your breath and the same thing applies if you are to meet a business partner or colleague or you are going on a night out. Personal hygiene is a necessity; consider drinks that are not going to linger and give you a bad image.

Hot drinks and cold drinks alike can both be very delicious to indulge in at different times, but knowing when to choose hot drinks and when to choose cold drinks can be very beneficial. If it is at night, consider hot drinks that are free from caffeine and excess sugar as this can keep you awake whereas on a hot day, opt for a nice and refreshing cold drink. However, when it comes to setting a good example for yourself and presenting a good image, do not opt for hot drinks such as coffee that will linger on your breath, especially when liaising with business partners or meeting with your lover. Knowing when to opt between hot and cold drinks can be very beneficial; think responsibly and sensibly and choose wisely.

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2. Natural Diuretics
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Horchata Recipe

Horchata is a cool, refreshing, and sweet drink commonly found in Latin America and Spain, as well as a few other areas, including the United States. One of my favorite drinks since childhood, Horchata is a traditional, blended beverage made from rice, almonds, tiger nuts, etc. It’s a wonderful companion to most foods, and is sweet enough to delight any set of tastebuds without being so sweet that it would make people cringe. 

After having scoured the internet for a simple recipe that still results in great flavor and consistency, the the one that I have judged to be the best is by user coffeebean53, from www.GroupRecipes.com. 

INGREDIENTS:

1 Cup of White Rice, rinsed and drained

1 3″ Cinnamon Stick

4 Cups of Hot Water

3/4 Cup of Granulated Sugar

1 Can (12 oz.) of Evaporated Milk

Ice Cubes

A Pinch of Ground Cinnamon

Lime Rind Strips

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Combine the rice, cinnamon stick, and water in a bowl. Cover it and refrigerate it for at least 2 hours, but preferably overnight.

2. Remove the cinnamon stick. Then, spoon the rice into a blender and blend it on high for 3-4 minutes until the mixture is as smooth as possible.

3. Then add the water from the rice mixture as well as sugar. Blend for another 2 minutes.

4. Strain the mixture with a cheesecloth (or some equivalent) into a pitcher until a paste remains. Discard the paste.

5. Stir evaporated milk into the mixture.

6. Serve chilled in tall glasses with ice cube, and possibly more sugar if needed. Then garnish it with the lime rind and the cinnamon.

Horchata is truly a versatile and delicious drink that is suitable for a great deal of occasions, and will be a hit at any meal, especially on a hot summer day. 

Source:
1. Lola's Horchata Recipe – Allrecipes.com
2. 3 Tips for Digestive Problems
3. Horchata Recipe : Food Network

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How to Brew French Press Coffee

The French Press, or Coffee Plunger, is one of the best ways to brew coffee. It enhances the flavor of the beans, and is very easy to use.

It is essential that you have the right coffee for the French Press. While any style of coffee will do, a medium roast is preferable – though this depends on taste. The beans must be coarsely ground, so as not to escape through the filter. Freshly ground beans will give the fullest flavor, but if that is not possible, ensure that you store the ground beans in a cool, dark area in an airtight container, to preserve the maximum amount of flavor.

First, boil the water. When the water has boiled, scoop the coarsely ground coffee beans into the press. Depending on the strength desired, use the ratio One Tablespoon per person. I prefer my coffee strong, so I use One heaped Tablespoon per person, and one for the pot. When the coffee grounds has been placed in the pot, pour the water in. You may wish to measure it out using the intended cups, adding an extra splash of water, or you may pour directly into the pot. With the water in the pot, stir to ensure all grounds have been covered with water, then place the mesh filter and lid on top. Be careful not to push down yet.

Allow the coffee to brew for 4-7 minutes. For a weaker cup, a shorter amount of brewing time is needed. For a stronger cup, leave it longer. As a general rule of thumb, if you cannot press the plunger down with your index finger, the coffee has not brewed sufficiently. While the coffee is brewing, pour some of the left over boiled water in the cups which are to be used. This will warm the cups up, and take the chill off the milk, if milk is to be used.

When the coffee has brewed for a sufficient amount of time, press the plunger down slowly, ensuring that it stays straight to ensure that no grounds escape from below the filter. Discard the water in the cups, and pour in milk if desired. Pour coffee into the cups, and enjoy.

For the best cup of coffee, follow these instructions:

Take at least one good friend (multiple friends can be used, depending on the situation). Follow instructions above to make the coffee. While coffee is brewing, enjoy pleasant conversation. Once coffee is brewed, pour and enjoy over deep conversation. If conversation continues once coffee has been finished, repeat steps for making coffee, and continue the conversation.

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How Civet Coffee is Made

What do a civet (a nocturnal mammal) and the best-tasting coffee have in common? Dung. People around the world are known to consume exotic or “luxury” foods and civet coffee is only one of those luxury items that can set a buyer back over $200 for just one pound of beans. But why would someone shell out a couple hundred bucks for coffee beans that have been covered in civet poop? It all comes down to the flavor.

The civet (sometimes referred to as the civet cat) is a tropical mammal located in regions of Asia, Africa, and the Mediterranean. They have been used for many years for a variety of purposes including food and fur. The musk is collected from the civet and used in different fragrances. But one of their most prized uses is for the collection of coffee beans.

In regions like the Philippine highlands, the civet roams wild and consumes coffee berries from the coffee trees that grow throughout the area. The civet is unable to digest the inner portion of the berry and thus the leftover bean is excreted in the civet’s dung. Before the bean is excreted, the bean ferments in the civet’s digestive system. The coffee beans are collected and removed from the civet dung providing coffee connoisseurs with what is described as a “smooth, chocolaty” brew of coffee without the bitter aftertaste.

In recent years, the demand of civet coffee has increased dramatically which has led to “faux” civet coffee beans. One buyer of civet beans based in Manila sells the beans for approximately $225 a pound. The company’s biggest market of buyers is in Japan and South Korea.

Because of the luxury price for this luxury coffee, farmers in the region have started civet farming. The animals are kept in cages and the dung collected at the farm rather than searching out the dung in the wild. Some buyers will only purchase beans from wild civet dung. A collector of wild civet coffee can get about $9-$10 a pound for the beans.

For many years “civet coffee” was thought to be an urban legend. In fact, locals have been using the beans excreted from the civet for many years. Now that the beans can equate to a lot of money for a family, the beans are collected and sold. But in some countries, civet coffee is dubbed a big java scam. The rarity of the beans has lead to coffee shop mixing the beans with common coffee beans but still charging the exotic price. Coffee-shop chains in the US are hesitant about selling civet coffee for worries of liability lawsuits.

Civets located in China are being exterminated because they are believed to spread disease. They may also be linked to hundreds of deaths around the globe. There are over a dozen different types of civets and those found in China are different than those found in other regions like Indonesia.

Once the beans are collected from the civet’s dung, the beans are cleaned and dried. The clean, smooth flavor of civet coffee is attributed to the civet’s stomach acids that ferment the beans before they are excreted. Not surprisingly, people that have had the chance to taste civet coffee have said it has distinct flavor and “aroma”.

Civet coffee is considered one of the rarest types of coffees in the world. It can be purchased online at an average cost of $350 a pound.

Sources:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/world/asia/18civetcoffee.html?hp

http://www.usatoday.com/news/offbeat/2004-01-20-civet-coffee_x.htm

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2. Coffee vs. Green Tea
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How Carbonated Beverages Lead to Heart Disease

Carbonated beverages have been linked to heart disease. Research has shown that drinking more than one soft drink a day could increase the factors that lead to heart disease.

With the consumption of one or more soft drinks daily the consumer has an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome. What is metabolic syndrome? This is a cardiovascular disease, diabetes risk, excess waist circumference, high blood pressure, elevated triglycerides, low levels of high-density lipoprotein, and fasting glucose levels. If a person has a presence of three or more of these factors they are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

The American Heart Association conducted a study which included 6,000 healthy people.  After four years follow ups were done. The findings were whether drinking diet or regular soft drinks, these people had more than 50 percent greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

In their study researchers made the comparison of those who drank less than one soft drink daily, with those drinking one or more soft drinks a day and came up with the following results:

Thirty-one percent were determined to be considered at greater risk of developing new onset of obesity. This is known as body mass index (BME) of 30 kilograms/meter 20 or more. Increase in waist circumference by 30 percent, Also a risk of developing high blood triglycerides or fasting blood glucose by 25 percent,. Studies didn’t show any trends towards developing high blood pressure.

What the researchers determined is that the results seamed to go back to the use of fructose corn syrup in regular soft drinks for the weight gain. This can lead to insulin resistance which will result in diabetes. When doing this research it was found that by drinking high sweetened diet and regular soft drinks, a person is more likely to eat more. This in turn will lead to a person eating more sweet things.

Your behavior is what causes obesity, this behavior is set with your drinking and eating habits. For a healthier life style, don’t let yourself become obese, use good common sense when it comes to your health. Get plenty of exercise, drink lots of water, and develop good healthy eating habits. By doing this you will find it a treat to enjoy a soft drink of your choice without worrying about developing any unhealthy condition that could be damaging to your life. Start today by decreasing your intake of soft drinks.

Source:
1. Study links sweetened soda and heart failure – CNN.com
2. Medifast Diet for Fast Weight Loss
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Helpful Tips when Eating out with Kids

Even children who eat everything you put in front of them at home may experience a Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde transition and turn into an incredibly picky eater when you arrive at a restaurant.  Children like what they are familiar with and a sudden unrecognizable display of chicken divan may be all it takes to push them over the edge.  In spite of its pitfalls, dining out with children is a crucial step in the child rearing process.  Socializing children in the fine art of dining out takes a little time and a lot of patience.  If the time has come to teach Junior the finer points of social eating, consider these tips to make the transition run smoothly.

1)  Start simple.  Skip the white table cloth dining experience for at least a few more years.  Take your child to a restaurant that is geared towards the younger crowd.  Many eat-in fast food restaurants expect and encourage younger eaters.  The menu is basic, offering food selections your child is already familiar with and probably enjoys quite a bit.  Eating out is not the time to introduce your child to new foods for the first time.  Consider it a victory if you can get through the meal without a ketchup drenched french fry landing in your hair.

2)  Expect to entertain your child before, during and after the meal service.  Some restaurants offer coloring books and crayons to keep children occupied while waiting for their food to arrive.  If you’re not sure about the restaurant where you plan to dine, take your own crayons, books or small toys to amuse and distract your child.

3)  Ask your child’s opinion of what he would like to eat.  Being able to make this decision gives them some ownership of the dining experience.  They are more likely to eat, or at least sample, foods they have selected for themselves instead of something you think they might like.  It’s best to keep it simple and maintain a low level of expectations.

4)  Don’t go to the restaurant during the peak dining hours.  Choose a late lunch or an early dinner when the crowds are minimal.  This limits the amount of waiting time, noise and confusion your child will have to process throughout the meal.

5)  Don’t force your child to eat.  Children know what they like and they know when they have had enough to eat.  Forcing a child to clean their plate is simply asking for a temper tantrum in a restaurant.  Treat dining out as an experience to expand your child’s horizons, both socially and nutritionally.  Allow them to enjoy the experience on their own level.  Offer positive encouragement for the foods they do eat or taste and hope to make further progress the next time you and your child enjoy the experience of eating out together.

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1. Table for Three: Tips for Dining Out with Toddlers – Parents
2. Buying Meat and Poultry: How to Make the Healthiest Choice
3. 4 tips for eating out with kids | Parenting

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Health Benefits of Vietnamese Cuisine

With the myriad of culinary choices in today’s dining scene, a typical consumer who is in the mood for Asian food must face selecting Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Thai to name a few of the top popular specialties. However, still in what I like to refer to as its “budding stages” in mainstream American dining, the cuisine of Vietnam is often overlooked, and undiscovered. The health benefits of our cuisine are many fold.

Firstly, to acquaint those of you who do not know much about Vietnamese food, I should describe it as being very balanced, non-greasy, and fresh. The national dish of Vietnam is a soup noodle dish called Pho. It can be made in 2 forms – with beef in which case it is called Pho Bo, or with chicken, which is called Pho Ga. The beef version is made by simmering marrow bones, ox tails, short rib, onions, shallots and ginger, and is flavored by a host of herbs and spices which give it its characteristic “Pho” aroma, star anise, cinnamon, coriander seeds and cloves.

After simmering the bones and meat and spices, overnight preferably, a nutritious, luscious aromatic broth is created which forms the base for the noodle soup. Pho is very well-balanced in that it starts with a helping of blanched rice noodles topped with thinly sliced fresh sirloin, and some of the short rib that has been simmering in the broth (the short rib is removed from the stock just as soon as it is sufficiently tender so it does not fall apart in the overnight cooking process). Next, steaming hot broth is poured on top just to turn the fresh sliced sirloin a shade of delicate pink, and sliced green onions, and chopped cilantro are used to garnish and give the dish yet another layer of flavor dimension. The noodle soup is accompanied by a plate of fresh bean sprouts, lime wedges, Asian basil, and chilies. Piping hot and aromatic, well-balanced nutrition in a bowl. Ahhh…

Vietnamese cuisine is also often characterized by fresh grilled meats or seafood accompanied by a platter of thin rice vermicelli noodles and a heaped mound of fresh vegetables in which to wrap each bite. Lettuce leaves, mint, basil and cilantro make the basic variation but a host of fresh herbs can be used depending on the type of protein that is being grilled. In the case of Bun Cha Hanoi, pork shoulder or belly is thinly sliced and marinated with chopped shallots, garlic, nuoc mam (fish sauce), sugar and pepper. The meat traditionally gets fanned over open charcoal flames, or nowadays gets broiled under the salamander until golden brown and fragrant. Then it is put on top of a lettuce leaf with some rice vermicelli, fresh herbs, and rolled up in a bundle and dipped with nuoc cham, a mixture of fish sauce, lemon juice, chilies, and sugar. The same accompaniments can be used for grilled shrimp skewers, or beef with lemongrass as well. The resulting meal is nutritious, light and well-balanced with starch, vegetables, protein, and very little fat which is rendered off in the grilling process.

Unlike Chinese cooking which uses a lot of oil-blanched cooking techniques in its stir-fries, Vietnamese cuisine offers a host of grilled, or simmered, dishes like Thit Kho – caramelized pork in a peppery garlicky sauce, Ga Kho Gung (chicken caramelized with ginger) or Cari Ga (chicken curry with sweet potatoes and lemongrass). In a family meal, these dishes are typically served with rice, a vegetable soup of some kind with leafy greens, and a vegetable dish such as a stir-fry of ong choy or Chinese spinach with garlic, or stuffed cabbage rolls simmered with fresh tomatoes. The meal usually ends with seasonal fresh fruits for dessert.

Most similar to Thai cuisine with its abundant use of fresh herbs and seasonings, Vietnamese cuisine also has French influence. With the French occupation of almost 90 years in Vietnam, a lot of staples like french baguettes filled with pate and cold cuts have stayed with the Vietnamese palate. Only the Vietnamese embellished this sandwich further to include fresh cucumber wedges, cilantro, and pickled carrots and daikon as well. A Vietnamese twist if you will, creating a perfectly delicious banh mi. French influence is also evident in the use of potatoes in cooking. In making Bo Xao Khoai Tay, thinly sliced potatoes are quickly browned then sauteed with beef and onions, and oyster sauce. A hint of butter is added at the end to round out this Vietnamese stir-fry.

As you can see, the interesting cultural nuances of Vietnamese cuisine, its low-fat cooking techniques and fresh ingredients will make it a cuisine to be reckoned with in the near future. So look out for it when you are next in the mood for something Asian, different, and light!

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1. Seven Reasons Why You Should Start Eating Vietnamese Food
2. Cantaloupe vs. Honeydew
3. Is Vietnamese Food Really Healthy? – City Pass Guide

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Health Benefits of various Herbal Teas

Drinking herbal tea has great health benefits including helping you heal a number of ailments.  The many flavors of herbal teas can help heal your body and increase energy, promote better sleep, enhance weight loss, and even cure stomach aches.  To learn about the various herbal teas available and how drinking herbal tea can heal and benefit your body…read on.

Green tea is great for helping you gain energy and increase weight loss.  For those that are over weight, drinking a cup of green tea daily will boost your metabolism (because it contains Vitamin B Complex) and give you great amounts of energy which help you to lose weight.  Green tea, in this instance, works best if you drink it straight, without added sugar or cream.  Try Lipton Green Tea, which has a great flavor and needs no additives.

Chamomile tea is amazing for relaxing muscles and easing the digestive system by relieving gas and indigestion.  Drinking chamomile tea also reduces stress and anxiety and is great to use just before bed time for a better sleep.  It can also be used as an anti-inflammatory as it relaxes your whole body and eases some symptoms of pain.  Try drinking Yogi Tea Chamomile Tea for an overall calming sensation and great taste.

Peppermint tea tastes delicious and offers the body B vitamins, calcium, and potassium.  Peppermint tea is excellent for easing stomach aches as the soothing sensation of peppermint has been known to aid in digestion and helping waste pass through your system.  Asthma and stress are both controlled by drinking peppermint tea daily.  Peppermint tea also helps to ward off the common cold.  Try sipping on Celestial Seasonings Peppermint Tea for a delicious and healthy drink.

Drinking black tea will help you to inhibit the growth of cancer.  Black tea is formulated with a compound called TF-2 which is known to kill cancer cells and stop the growth of new cancer cells from forming.  Black tea also neutralizes germs to fight off viruses and ward off disease. Drinking one cup of black tea a day can also aid in healthy digestion and prevent the clogging of arteries.  Try a cup of Good Earth Earl Grey Black Tea for added health benefits.

White tea is a great resource for helping your body to ward off illness and infection.  White tea contains more polyphenols than any other tea.  Polyphenols are powerful antioxidants that fight and kill cancer causing cells.  White tea is also full of fluoride that helps to prevent tooth decay by inhibiting the growth of dental plaque.  The leaves of white tea are taken before they are fully matured so that they are at their most natural state and therefore the most beneficial.  For the greatest health benefits and a delicious taste, try drinking a cup of Celestial Seasonings Perfectly Pear White Tea

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2. Green Smoothie Diet
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