A Tea Ritual

We have a tea ritual every day. Everyone in the family enjoys a cup of Mint tea after dinner. It’s become a habit. It is comforting and familiar. During the day, even though all of us are avid coffee drinkers, chances are good you will find one of us with a cup of green tea or an unsweetened home brewed iced tea.  Turns out, we are not alone. A recent article by CNN “Why Drinking Tea in a Crisis Might Help” by Katie Hunt explains the sentiment, a restorative cup of tea makes everything better, still holds true. Drinking green tea has been found to improve brain function in healthy people and tea also has some benefits for our physical health — it’s linked to a longer life, lower blood pressure and may also have a fat-busting effect.  Pour a cup of tea and read the article.

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