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    Nuclear Tea?

    It seems like tea has been in the news a lot lately, especially concerning the fallout after the nuclear plant disaster. I really don’t know how I feel about it all. For the average single tea bag a day drinker there probably isn’t much to worry about. But what about the loose leaf consumer like myself? I know many fellow tea drinkers who do consume very large quantities of green tea on a daily basis. The CNN video below states that you would have to drink 200 bottles of green tea every single day for an entire year in order for it to affect your health. That doesn’t take into account the fact…

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    New Starbucks Full Leaf Teas

    I have a confession to make. One of my guilty pleasures in life is a tall chai latte from Starbucks. This can be controversial in certain circles as Starbucks is sometimes assigned a level of corporate evil reserved only for Wal-Mart and Teavana. But I was intrigued when I found out that they would be releasing a new line of Tazo full leaf tea bags.  There happens to be a location by my job so I picked up a cup of the China Green Tips. And the verdict is…”meh”. It wasn’t spectacular or special in any way. That being said, it also wasn’t terrible. I also tried the Awake black tea and that…