etsy find of the day 3 | 10.1.13
'don't let the muggles get you down' mug by afternooncoffee
rounding out my sister katherine’s bday posts is this harry potter-inspired mug courtesy of afternooncoffee. HP is one of many things that we both love, and this mug is perfect for my PHD-student sis <3 love eu katherine!!
Hi everyone, new poem, hope you like it :)
Gosh time is just zipping by and Christmas will be here before you know it! Make sure you get a copy or two of Love & Misadventure for the Christmas tree. It is now back in stock on Amazon + The Book Depository for FREE worldwide shipping.
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Love to you all!
- Tea contains antioxidants. Antioxidants can help slow down the aging process, and help cells regenerate and repair. Many studies suggest antioxidants also assist our bodies in preventing cancer.
- Tea can lower stress hormone levels. Black tea can reduce the effects of stressful events by lowering the amount of the stress hormone cortisol in the body.
- Tea fights cavities and reduces plaque. Compounds in tea are capable of killing or suppressing growth and acid production of cavity causing bacteria in our mouths.
- Tea keeps you hydrated. Every cup of tea you drink, especially low or no caffeine varieties, counts as a cup of water with the added bonus of providing antioxidants as well.
- Tea may reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. Tea can help prevent formation of dangerous blood clots which are often the cause of strokes and heart attacks.
- Tea can help lower blood pressure. Drinking green tea daily can reduce your risk of hypertension by up to 50%.
- Tea aids your body in digestion. Tea has been used for thousands of years as an after-meal digestive aid. It can also help relieve stomach cramps.
- Tea may help prevent diabetes. There is some evidence to suggest that green tea might help to lower the risk of getting Type 2 Diabetes.
- Tea can help beat bacteria. An Egyptian study testing the effects of green tea on antibiotics found the tea to enhance the bacteria killing effects of the drugs.
- Tea aids your immune defenses. A study comparing the immune activity levels of coffee drinkers vs. tea drinkers found the tea drinkers to have levels up to five times higher.
Love me some tea. 🌿💚