Does Tea Break a Fast?

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If you’re trying to fast, you might be wondering whether you can drink tea, or whether this prevents you from fasting properly. It’s frustrating to find you have accidentally broken a fast, so let’s find out whether you can drink tea while fasting or not. Drinking plain tea does not break a fast, and many … Read more

Is Tea an Acid?

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Have you ever been curious about whether tea is an acid? Some people need to be cautious about consuming acidic foods and drinks, and that might leave you questioning tea. Most tea is considered mildly acidic, but not majorly acidic. With 7.0 being neutral on the pH scale, a lot of tea falls around the … Read more

Does Tea Get Moldy?

Have you ever taken a box of tea out of your cupboard and then hesitated because it’s been in there for quite a long time? We’re often cautious about the foods we eat, but what about the things we intend to drink? How safe is old tea? Tea can get moldy, but this generally only … Read more

How Many Cups of Tea is Too Many?

Tea is one of the most beloved beverages worldwide, providing a range of healing benefits. The most popular tea varieties include green, black, and oolong, with the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis providing the source for two-thirds of all tea. When consumed in moderation, tea is a healthy choice for the majority of people. But, … Read more

How to Make Matcha Tea from Powder

Matcha means “powdered tea” in its native Japanese. For those who normally brew tea from loose leaves or tea bags, there may be questions on how to make matcha tea from powder. Do you use hot water? Cold water? Does the powder dissolve? Do I still need a tea infuser? We will do our best … Read more