Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!

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Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!

Post by hhfarang » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:27 pm

Especially for you Brits...

"Why Science Says You Might Want to Microwave Your Tea

Microwaving tea might sound like blasphemy to you, but according to one food scientist, it's actually the better way to make tea. Dr. Quan Vuong from the University of Newcastle in Australia claims that not only does microwaved tea taste better but it also has more health benefits than your standard brewed cup.

According to ABC News, the scientist's recommended method for microwaving tea is as follows: "Put hot water in the cup with your tea bag, heat in the microwave for 30 seconds on half power, and let it sit for a minute," which is the process that you can use for both herbal teas and loose-leaf teas. "Microwaving is one of the advanced technologies to get more bioactive compounds from the products," Dr. Vuong told ABC News, which is a fancy way of saying it's just plain better for your body."

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Re: Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!

Post by stretch » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:29 am

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Re: Toss the kettle, you should microwave your tea!

Post by Gregjam » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:37 am

Tea making is an art, not a science. Just as some people prefer a Picasso and others a Monet, good tea is very much a personal taste. The scientist's method may produce a decent cuppa but is unlikely to be adopted as most dedicated tea drinkers are set in their ways.

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