Ah the holiday season: friends, family and lots of food! This year don’t fret about weight gain, just drink tea. Yes, you heard it here; simply drinking 3 cups of black tea a day can help keep a trim waist line.
There have always been rumors that tea could prevent the pounds from rising, but was it the flavonoids or the caffeine?
To test out which was the real fat fighter, 111 regular tea drinkers were studied for a 6-month period. Half the group was given the placebo, a flavonoid-free caffeinated beverage while the other half drank black tea.
The only difference between the two beverages was the flavonoids. The tea group lost an average of 1.5 lbs. and decreased their waistlines just over half an inch. The results say it all: it’s the flavonoids and not the caffeine that fights off the fat.
So, indulge a little this festive season, just remember to end each meal with a cup of tea.
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Teabloom Flowering Tea Chest - Finest Quality Blooming Tea Collection from The World's Most Beautiful Gardens - 12 Best-Selling Varieties of Flowering Teas Packaged in Beautiful Gift-Ready Tea Box
£21.95 in stock
- EXPERIENCE OUR BEST-SELLING TEAS IN ONE BEAUTIFUL SET: The flavors in this set are our perennial best-sellers, including Orange, Blueberry, Acai, Strawberry, Pineapple, Cranberry, Floral Sunset (Litchi), Love Reflections (Jasmine), First Kiss (Peach); and three varieties made with rose flowers: My Growing Love, Love at First Sight, and Romeo & Juliet.
- A UNIQUE SENSORY EXPERIENCE: Whether it's a quiet moment alone you're after or a special celebration with cherished people, blooming tea is not just a beverage-it's a feast for all the senses. Our varieties combine delicious, healthy ingredients in flavor and scent combinations you won't find anywhere else.
- HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLOOMING GREEN TEA. Tea flowers are handcrafted from delicious, edible flowers and the finest Grade AA tea leaves. Absolutely no artificial ingredients. Holistic health benefits include antioxidants, polyphenols, flavonoids, catechins and amino acids; gluten-free.
- ENJOY MANY HOURS OF DELIGHTFUL TEA-DRINKING. Each tea blossom in this set can be steeped up to three times - that's up to 250 cups of tea from this set of 12 flowers. Refrigerate brewed blossoms in a sealed container for up to 48 hours (remove water prior to storage).
- 100% MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: We stand behind our blooming tea flowers with a full money back guarantee. If you don't absolutely love your teas, we want to know. Get 10% off with promo code 'TEABLOOM' when you buy 2 or more Teabloom products.
Bubble Tea House Powder Milk Tea (1kg). Make Bubble Tea Drinks at Home. Just add Water. Great Quality Ingredients, 100% Vegetarian.
- BUBBLE TEA: Great for Bubble Tea, just add water!
- FLAVOUR: Delicious Milk Tea Flavour
- INGREDIENTS: Great Quality Ingredients, 100% Vegetarian, Gluten and Lactose Free
- EASY: Perfect to make at home
I Just Want To Drink Tea and Needlepoint Sewing T-Shirt
- This awesome design is a perfect gift idea for needlepoint or crochet fans. Great for anyone surrounded by yarn, patterns and needles.
- Whatever your flavor - Chai, matcha, green, oolong, or black tea you will enjoy this graphic. Perfect for birthday or any occasion. Surprise friend or family.
- Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
BRITA MAXTRA+ Water Filter Cartridges, Pack of 6
£21.49 in stock
1 used from £ 20.80
- Micro Carbon Pearls reduce chlorine and impurities for improved taste and appearance of food and drinks.
- Ion Exchange Pearls permanently absorb lead and copper and reduce limescale, for appliance protection
- Recommended by the UK Tea Academy and by consumers - 96% agree tea is more brilliant with MAXTRA+ filtered water
- Fresh great tasting water, without the waste of bottled water for just a few pence per litre
- MAXTRA+ filter cartridges last approximately 4 weeks and are recyclable
Teeth Whitening Strips with Activated Charcoal | 28 Peroxide-Free Teeth Whitening Strips (14 Upper + 14 Lower) | Fast-Acting Teeth Whitening Kit Formulated by UK Dentists for Pro Teeth Whitening Co. ®
£10.99 in stock
- ★ PRO TEETH WHITENING CO. PREMIUM DENTAL TEETH WHITENING STRIPS - Contains activated charcoal for professional results in the comfort of your own home. Simply apply the strips for 30 minutes and see the results... a whiter, brighter smile!
- ★ 14-DAY SUPPLY / 28 STRIPS - Notice the difference in your smile after just one use. Our specially formulated strips remove stains and discolouration from your teeth that are caused by smoking or drinking tea, coffee, sugary drinks, red wine, etc. One kit provides you with a 14-day supply.
- ★ QUICK AND EASY TEETH WHITENING - In just 30 minutes, you can achieve professional teeth whitening results and a radiant smile. And you can forget about any hassle, as our teeth whitening strips are extremely easy to use. (For best results, we recommend you brush your teeth directly after use to remove any charcoal residue.)
- ★ SAFE ON ENAMEL AND FREE FROM PEROXIDE AND FLUORIDE - Pro Teeth Whitening Co. activated charcoal strips remove stains from the surface of your teeth without harming the enamel. They're 100% free from peroxide or fluoride. Our premium teeth whitening kit is seen as more effective than the majority of peroxide-based teeth whiteners, teeth whitening powders, teeth whitening gels and teeth whitening pens. A great alternative to Crest Whitening Strips and Crest 3D Whitening Strips.
- ★ PRO TEETH WHITENING CO. - Our product has been formulated by UK dentists and is packaged in the UK to guarantee a consistent high quality. You can buy with complete confidence from Pro Teeth Whitening Co., as we've been a trusted UK brand since 2015.
Biona Organic Apple Cider Vinegar Unfiltered with the Mother, 5 Litre
£14.98 in stock
- Packaging may vary
- Certified organic apple cider vinegar with the mother
- Not heat treated or pasteurised to protect the valuable enzymes, aroma and full fruity flavour
- Add fresh flavour to many dishes including salads, vegetables, sauces and dressings
- Makes an ideal beauty product, household cleaner and invigorating tonic
Tassimo Twinings English Breakfast Tea Pods (Pack of 5, 80 pods in total, 80 servings)
£15.00 in stock
- Bright, refreshing and ideal for any time of day - these Tassimo tea t discs/pods is not just for breakfast
- Every t disc brings you the rich and satisfying taste of one of britain's most popular black teas
- Each order comes with 5 Boxes of Tassimo Twinnings English Breakfast Tea
Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine, White
£69.99 in stock
3 used from £ 65.09
- Makes a fresh bottle at correct temperature in less than two minutes
- Works with any powdered formula milk
- Dispenses correct amount of water for an accurate and consistent dilution
- Initial hot shot of water kills bacteria that may be present in formula - see cleaning instructions below for how to keep your machine working effectively
- It is important this machine is only used with Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Antibacterial Replacement Filter systems to maintain its ability to remove bacteria and impurities present in water
100% Natural Erythritol 1 Kg | Granulated ZERO Calorie Sugar Replacement
- (1kg / 2.2lb) 100% Natural non-GMO erythritol. ZERO calories, ZERO active carbohydrates.
- Crystal clean taste, 70% sweeteness of sugar, no bitter aftertaste like stevia.
- Perfect for Baking, cakes, meringues, Ice cream. Helps people trying to loose weight who have a sweet tooth.
- 0 GI, great for people who want to maintian stable blood sugar levels
- WARNING: Excessive consumption may produce a laxative effect! More Stomach friendly then xylitol, and safe for pets. NOTE: You may receive the old bag design until they have all been sold!
Neo 2.5L Instant Hot Dispenser Water Boiler Machine 2600w - Black (Rose Gold)
- Large 2.5L Removable Water Tank
- Double safety device with 2 stage on/off switch
- Can hold enough hot water for around 10 average cups. Detachable drip water tray for easy cleaning.
- Water tank can be refilled without moving the machine as the tank is removable. Can produce 400-500ml per minute. Transparent water tank with clear water level markings.
- 2 Colour Options: Chrome or Rose Gold Detailing Dimensions: 18cm (L) x 26cm (W) 31cm (H) Weight: 2.2kg
Tealyra - rapidTEA Maker 500ml - Loose Tea Teapot Infuser - Best Tea Maker Makes a Perfect Cup of Leaf Tea - Bottom Dispensing Teapot - Dripping Free Guarantee - 16-Ounce
- INNOVATIVE AND CONVENIENT: The Fine Life Loose Leaf Tea Infuser and Coffee Brewer on the market, perfect for infusing loose leaf tea. The only tea infuser and teapot with 100% BPA-free Tritan, MADE in TAIWAN, construction on the market today! The clear container lets you see your tea or coffee brew to perfection, to make the precise amount that you want.
- DUAL FUNCTIONS: Perfect for both tea and coffee brewing. The lid shuts to preserve the heat while your tea leaves are steeping and bounds are brewing. Meanwhile, our users report that they find the Infuser so much easier to use to brew coffee they are setting aside their French Press. The coaster provides protection against any drips.
- CLEANING AND CARE: Dispensing and cleaning are easier than ever with the fine mesh strainer. One or two swishes of warm water and your infuser is clean! Fill with water, swirl it around, and use 1 finger to push up on the base so water runs through the mesh strainer. Pour out the remainder and towel dry, and you're ready to brew again! The filter also comes apart for extensive clean. Please note: HAND WASHING recommends.
- EASY TO USE FOR BUSY MORNING: The rapidTEA MAKER is very simple to use and with no-mess cleanup! Just add tea and hot water to brew the perfect cup of loose leaf tea. Place over your favorite mug to pour! Easy-peasy-1-2-3!
- rapidTEA MAKER is Number ONE Infuser to make a perfect cup of tea or coffee - 16-ounce / 500ml Capacity
Breville HotCup Hot Water Dispenser with Height Adjust and Variable Dispense, 2.0 Litre, Silver
£39.99 in stock
4 used from £ 37.19
- Dispenses one cup of boiling water at the touch of a button, so you only boil what you need
- Variable dispense - choose from nine cup sizes - plus manual stop facility for full control
- Hinged lid for easy filling: perfect for those that cannot lift a heavy kettle
- Large front water window makes accurate filling easy, with white illumination in boil mode
- Removable, adjustable drip tray means no worktop mess
Arzum AR3006 Cayci Klasik Tea Maker, Aluminium, Red, 28 x 28 cm
- Double heat system: 1650 W (cooking)/135 W (warm).
- 1.8 litre capacity of the large boiler; 0.7 litre capacity of tea boiler
- Easy to use with the spout. Rustproof
- 360 degrees. Wireless Benutzbar
- Security System that helps prevent use without water; COLOUR: Red
The Tea Makers of London 180ml (6 oz) Double Walled Thermo Glass - Tea and Coffee Glass
£6.95 in stock
- Made from ultra light and strong borosilicate glass
- Two mouth blown layers make liquid inside seem to float
- Insulated double glasses keeps your drink hot or cold much longer
- Joy to enjoy Tea, Coffee, Latte, Juice cocktails..
- Adds elegance to your tea time
Teapot, 700ml glass tea pot with Infuser, Microwavable and Stovetop Safe, Tea Strainer for Loose Leaf Tea and Blooming Tea
- ⭐EASY TO USE: this teapot with infuser is a full set of combinations, easily detachable for making tea and boiling water.
- ⭐MULTIFUNCTIONAL: for making tea and boiling tea, applicable for microwave oven, electric burner, gas stove, electric ceramic cooker and burning stove.
- ⭐FOOD GRADE MATERIAL: with a borosilicate glass tea pot and a food grade stainless steel infuser filter, your tea infusion will be free of harmful chemicals, plastic leaching and aftertaste.
- ⭐304 STAINLESS STEEL TEA INFUSER THOUSANDS OF MICROPORES and is easily removable for maximum flow and steeping control. Water flows freely, but fine leaf matter is kept in. It is an idea loose leaf teapot for English, Chinese, Japanese and other loose tea and infusion styles.
- ⭐CLEAN FOCUSED POUR AND DRIPLESS SPOUT means no drips or drops during an elegant tea service. The lid fits the tea basket both when inserted or removed. So it is a great tea pot for afternoon tea.
Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 TAS1402GB Coffee Machine, 1300 Watt, 0.7 Litre - Black
£47.99 out of stock
3 used from £ 28.95
- Auto cleaning and descaling. Note: It is suggested to wait for 24 hours for the machine to unlock
- Height adjustable and removable cup stand with stainless steel drip tray: can be fully removed for tall latte glasses or travel mugs
- Easy to use, one button operation with Tassimo T-Discs
- Removable water tank integrated into housing unit 0.7 Litre
- 5 LED user interface provides user with current information about machine status: Standby, Automatic mode, Manual mode, Refill water tank, machine needs to be descaled
The Tea Makers of London Flowering Tea Individually Foil Packed Blooming Tea Bulbs Gift Caddy
£12.95 in stock
- A simply stunning artisan tea handmade by combining the highest grade silver needle green tea with the delicate dried flowers
- Consist each of a bundle of dried tea leaves wrapped around one or more dried flowers
- When steeped, the bundle expands and unfurls in a process that emulates a blooming flower
- The bundles can usually be reused two or three times without the tea becoming bitter
- Offers a completely unique visual and taste sensation!
Severin WK 3479 Digital Glass Tea Water Kettle Deluxe with Easy Select Function, 3000 W, 1.7 liters, Brushed Stainless Steel/Black
- Digital Glass Tea-Maker Deluxe
- Easy Tea Select' function with 5 pre-selected programmes
- Temperature and infusion time individually adjustable
- Detachable lid and extra-large opening for easy cleaning.
- Fine-mesh stainless steel tea filter, with handle for extra safety.