What happens when you squeeze your tea bag? When a wet tea bag is squeezed, the resulting liquid is loaded with tannic acid, which is a type of polyphenol known as gallic acid. Polyphenols are good micronutrients present in many fruits, vegetables, and plants. Because tea, especially black tea, has a lot of tannic acid, it contains a lot of gallic acid and therefore, many … [Read more...]
Loose leaf tea vs tea bags is a battle that’s been going on for some time.
The loose leaf vs tea bags battle started because tea bags were usually filled with low quality tea. The quality of the tea in tea bags has improved in recent years, but you need to be aware that there are two main types of tea in tea bags.
On the one hand, you have the standard, every day tea … [Read more...]