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Becky Goplin
Oh Turmeric, You're Terrific!

Oh Turmeric, You're Terrific!

Whether you’re trying to avoid a cold or are already under the weather, drinking turmeric tea is a delicious way to pack your body with the immune-boosting properties it needs. According to Purple Carrot, “Turmeric bolsters the immune system by increasing the immunomodulating capacity of the body.” Drink a cup of turmeric tea throughout flu season or during periods of stress to keep your immune system in check. 

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Becky Goplin
A Whole (Other) 30-Day Challenge: Replacing Coffee with Tea

A Whole (Other) 30-Day Challenge: Replacing Coffee with Tea

That’s right – the simple act of replacing coffee with loose-leaf tea, even for just 30 days, has been proven to reduce appetite, boost metabolism and aid in weight loss. Combined with the caffeine in some teas, EGCG (the most abundant catechin in tea) is a polyphenol that increases energy expenditure and fat oxidation.

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Becky Goplin
Getting the Soirèe Started

Getting the Soirèe Started

While everyone here at Soirèe is an absolute tea enthusiast, we realize some people may be new to the tea party. Therefore, we put together the following questions and answers to bring any novice up to speed.  

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Becky Goplin
Five Matcha Green Tea Tidbits You May Not Know

Five Matcha Green Tea Tidbits You May Not Know

Chain coffee shops here lace their Matcha powder with heaps of sugar and add milk, masking the taste of the tea. You may never realize it, but a grande Matcha green tea latte with whole milk at Starbucks contains 32 grams of sugar – more than your recommended daily allowance – in one 16oz drink. Also, milk not only masks the taste of the Matcha, but it’s been proven to remove some of the health benefits.

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