What Are the Differences Between White Tea, Green Tea and Black Tea?

Differences between white tea, green tea and black tea

Did you know that tea is the second most popular drink after water? I personally love my cup of tea in the afternoon as it helps me to stay focused when I’m working.

Tea has delicious flavors and just about the right amount of caffeine to refresh my brain when I need it most. Each with their own distinct flavors, I enjoy drinking white tea, green tea as well as black tea.

Let’s have a look at what the differences are between these three types of tea and which one offers the best health benefits.

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3 Delicious Green Tea Smoothie Recipes

Green tea smoothie recipes

The best part of having a quality blender in your kitchen is the experimenting with different fruits and vegetables that you would otherwise not eat or buy.

Over the years, I have created many green smoothie recipes, some worked really well, while others turned out to be a complete fail. But that’s really the fun of having a blender. Just keep experimenting with recipes and ingredients and see what works best for you.

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Brown Rice vs White Rice, Which Is Better?

Brown rice vs white rice

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love rice dishes. I could literally eat rice each and everyday and not get sick of it.

As you may already know, Japanese food has been my favorite international cuisine, ever since my first visit to the land of the rising sun many years ago. Perhaps this is where my love for rice stems from.

There are various types of rice available these days, but most people differentiate between brown rice and white rice.

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White Turmeric vs Yellow Turmeric, Spot the Differences

White turmeric versus yellow turmeric

Turmeric is not typically on top of people’s grocery shopping lists, yet this spice is very diverse and offers great health benefits.

I must confess, until recently I had never really cooked any meals with turmeric as an ingredient. Until I stumbled upon an interesting recipe that had turmeric in it. Since that moment I’ve been happily experimenting with turmeric and it has slowly become one of my favorite herbs.

Did you know that there is white turmeric and yellow turmeric? Although they look quite the same (apart from the color of course), there are actually quite some differences between the two.

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Can Whey Protein Make You Gain Weight, or Even Fat? Time to Bust a Myth!

Does whey protein make you gain weight, or even fat?

The term whey protein is often associated with weight lifting and body building, as it is known to help build and repair muscle tissue. Whey protein as a nutritional supplement has therefore become very popular in recent years.

The question often comes up whether the consumption of whey protein can make you gain weight, or even fat.

The answer to this question is not that simple, so let’s first have a closer look at what whey protein is and what the health benefits and the potential side effects are.

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10 Nutritious Foods That Give You an Instant Energy Boost

10 Nutritious energy boosting foods

Feeling sluggish or lethargic? It’s easy to resort to another cup of coffee, but why not try one of the below energy boosting foods to help you get yourself through the day?

Whether we’re in the office occupied with our daily tasks or at home doing chores, we all have our moments in the day when we lose focus and productivity. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal. That happens to me all the time!

But instead of going for another caffeine hit, or worse, a processed sugar-laden office snack, I prefer to get my focus back by eating a nutritious and energy boosting snack. It really does work.

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How to Plant, Grow and Harvest Ginger at Home (Outdoors and Indoors)

How to plant, grow and harvest ginger at home (outdoors and indoors)

Ginger has a long history as a herbal medicine for preventing and treating a range of ailments. Fresh ginger is also a popular ingredient in many recipes because of its unique flavors and health benefits.

I personally love the taste and smell of fresh ginger and a few years ago I was surprised to find out that it’s actually not that hard to grow your own ginger at home. Although ginger loves a humid climate, it is in fact possible to grow ginger indoors as well as outdoors.

Read this helpful guide around how to plant, grow and harvest your very own fresh ginger at home.

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