Time For Coffee and Tea | Science, Health, Growing and Production Information on the coffee and tea beverages
The time for coffee and tea website is dedicated to bringing you in depth information on your favourite beverages. The site contains articles about the health implications of drinking green and black teas, and coffee, and carries information on the growth and manufacture of tea and coffee.
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A look into how drinking coffee affects health
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How to make a great cup of coffee
How to make the perfect cup of coffee. This section of time for coffee and tea has various articles on the beverages, and tips on how to enjoy them.
A look at how coffee is roasted and blended
This section of the Time for coffee and tea website describes the processes undergone during the coffee roasting process and gives an overview of coffee blending
Drinking coffee health benefits and implications
Coffee and health: problems associated with analyzing the effects of cafeine upon health
tea - growth and manufacture
Information on all aspects of tea. The time for tea and coffee web site topics include tea growth, tea manufacture, tea and health and tea economics.
Green Tea and its health benefits
Welcome to the tea health section of the Time for coffee and tea website. In this section you will find information on how the consumption of green and black tea can be beneficial to your health.
Tea Culture, spread and development
A look at how tea cultivation spread from the banks of the Irrawaddy and became grown and consumed throughout the world.
Health benefits of tea: Is black tea good or bad for you?
Black tea is the most widely consumed form of tea and has many important heath benefits; these are mainly due to the antioxiant properties of black tea.
Herbal Tea | A look at different types of herbal teas and their health benefits
A look at different kinds of herbal tea and the benefits that can be gained by drinking them. Further details of specific herbal teas such as peppermint, ginger and chamomile can be accessed from this overview section of the time for coffee and tea website.
Tea polyphenols and their health benefits
Tea polyphenols such as catechins and theaflavin have been shown to have major health benefits. This section of the time for coffee and tea takes an in depth look at how these antioxidants work and provides information on the conditions that they are thought to prevent.
General information on the tea industry
A look at the distribution of the tea industry throughout the world.
The physiology of coffee and tea
A look into the physiological impacts of drinking tea and coffee.
Tea Growing | Climate for tea - rainfall and temperature
A look at how climatic conditions such as rainfall and temperature affect the growth of tea.
Coffee agronomy: pests, diseases and technology
This section on coffee agronomy carries information on various aspects of growing and maintaining coffee plants, and takes a look at coffee biotechnology.
Coffee tree pests and their impact upon production
Coffee tree pests have a major impact upon the cultivation, harvesting and economics of coffee growing. Here we take a look into common coffee tree stem and branch pests.
The Economics of Coffee
Coffee is the major agricultural export of many developing countries, and the economics of the coffee business vary between many of these countries. This section of time for coffee and tea will help to give you a better understanding in the marketing systems in coffee producing countries.
Ginger Tea | An overview of this herbal tea
A look at how ginger can be made into a herbal tea and the potential health benefits of the drink.
An Overview of Bubble Tea
This section of time for Coffee & Tea takes a look at the spread of Bubble tea varieties through the world.
Chamomile tea | The health benefits of drinking Chamomile tea
A look into the benefits of drinking Chamomile tea. Information is provided on how to brewChamomile tea from leaves and the potential health benefits associated with consumption of the chamomile plant. Negative impacts of chamomile consumption are also discussed.
Peppermint Tea | An insight into the benefits of drinking peppermint herbal tea
A look into the benefits of drinking peppermint tea. Information is provided on how to brew peppermint tea from leaves and the potential health benefits associated with consumption of the peppermint plant.
A look at which countries grow the most coffee
A look at Coffee growing and production by country. Information is given on the amount of coffee that individual countries produce, and the area of land that is dedicated to coffee growth.
Pickled Tea | A delicacy in Thailand and Burma
A look at pickled tea. This form of tea is often mixed with spices and used as a chewing tea in Thailand and Burma.
White Tea | Definition, Properties, Antioxidants, Benefits
An overview of white tea. A definition is given of what white tea is, possible antioxidant properties and possible health benefits.
Tea Antioxidants - a look at the health benefits of tea
Information on the antioxidant properties of tea and how they are beneficial to health.
Tea Facts | An overview of tea
A look at the drink tea. There are three main varieties of tea: green, black and Oolong. The reason that these tea are different is in their manufacturing process.
roasting coffee beans: the good and the bad
The roasting process that coffee undergoes helps to develop a coffees taste, aroma, and colour. This process also allows the development of health substances such as antioxidants, however the roasting process also aids the development of some unwanted toxins such as hydrocarbons.
Green Tea Antioxidants | Benefits of green tea: the role of antioxidants
Information on the antioxidants that are found in green tea, and details on how they act to keep the body healthy.
EGCG tea | A look at green tea catechins biological roles
Information on the antioxidant catechins that are found in green tea, and how they work within the body to help prevent diseases.
The amount of Caffeine content in decaffeinated coffee
A look into the caffeine concentrations of decaffeinated coffee. All coffee contains caffeine, decaffeinated ones may contain as much as 16mg per shot.
Measuring the caffeine content in coffee
Information about a new way of analyzing the caffeine content of coffee. The concentration of coffee in instant, brewed and decaffeinated coffee is given..
Coffee and Weight Loss | Coffee nutritional facts
Coffee is a widely drunk beverage that has many health benefits. This section of time for coffee and tea takes a look into the relationship between coffee consumption and weight loss.
Coffee Cholesterol | How drinking coffee helps to reduce damage done by high cholesterol levels
Information is given on how coffee can help to reduce the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, and therefore may be beneficial in the fight against coronary heart disease.
A look at the amount of Caffeine in Earl Grey Tea
A discussion of Earl Grey tea, including a comparrison of caffeine levels with those of coffee.
Green Tea Weight Loss | Can drinking tea help to control weight and reduce obesity?
Information on how drinking green tea leads to an increase in energy expenditure and may help in controlling body weight and preventing obesity.
How Drinking tea helps to lower the risk of Cardiovascular disease
A look into how drinking tea may help to lower the risk of getting cardiovascular diseases
Benefits of green tea: Prevention of cancer
Green tea is thought to be of great use in the fight against cancer. Details are given on how the compounds found in the beverage may act to inhibit cancer.
From Coffee Beans To Coffee Brew: How Coffee Gets To You
Have you ever wondered how coffee gets from a tree to you cup? This section details the stages from the picking of mature coffee cherries, through roasting green coffee beans, to brewing the perfect cup of coffee.
The coffee roasting process | How the roasting of coffee beans leads to improvements in taste, smell and looks
A look at the different commercial coffee roasting processes and how they influence the taste, smell and texture of coffee beans.
Tea culture development in Africa
A look into the development of tea production and culture in Africa.
Tea Plant Soil Profiles and Ecology Indicators
Tea Plant Soil Profiles and Ecology Indicators. It is essential to carry out an in depth profile of land before allocating land for growing tea; this is because good root distribution is essential.
How the infusion time of black tea impacts its health benefits
A look into how the length of tea infusion time has an impact on the health benefits of tea consumption. As a generalization having a stronger cup of tea will be more beneficial to the tea drinker.
The Role of Carbohydrates in Coffee flavour and aroma
Carbohydrates make up approximately 50% of the dry weight of coffee beans and therefore have a very important role to play in the taste and health benefits of coffee.
Coffee Oil and its use in biotechnology | Biodiesel
A look into the use of coffee oil to produce biodiesels. Preliminary work has demonstrated that oil can be extracted from coffee beans that can be used in biofuels.
Coffee Sport - how caffeine can enhance athletic performance
A look into the link between caffeine consumption and the reduction of heart rate in athletes.
Economic value of growing coffee in a forest ecosystem
A look at how the economic impact of growing coffee is analysed in forest ecosysytems. One of the most important economic aspects of a forest ecosystem are pollinating insects; the adequate presence of bees can increase yield by as much as 50%.
The role of black tea in the prevention of cancer
It is thought that by drinking black tea that there may be a lowering in the risk of getting colorectal cancer, and possibly lung cancer also.
Coffee Liver Damage | the health impacts of coffee consumption
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Green tea health benefits | The relationship between the consumption of green tea and health
A look into the healthy compounds such as antioxidants and essential oils that are found in green tea.
Peppermint Tea For Weight Loss
A look at how the use of peppermint tea can be used to aid in weight loss
What is in coffee | A look at Caffeine, chlorogenic acid and other coffee constituents
A look at the compounds contained in a coffee drink: these include caffeine, chlorogenic acid, LDL cholesterol, micronutrients, Kahweol and Cafestol.
How the infusion time of black tea impacts its health benefits
This section takes a look into the relationship of coffee consumption and the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Coffee Farming | Coffee and tea agronomy
This section of time for coffee and tea takes an in depth look into coffee and tea farming practises; and takes a detailed look at the agronomy of coffee.
Coffee Production and the Forest Ecosystem
A look into the aspects of coffee production in the forest ecosystem. The maintainance of forest biodiversity is greatly beneficial to coffee production.
Potential Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea and oil
For many years peppermint, usually taken in a tea form, has been used to treat health problems such as dyspepsoa and gastrointestinal issues. This section of coffee and tea time takes a look into peppermint tea and oil.
Coffee Cholesterol | A look at the relationship between drinking coffee and cholesterol levels
A look at the compounds in coffee that help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
A look into tea production and how it affects composition
A look at the different ways in which teas are processed and of its chemical makeup. Black tea is fermented leading to its antioxidants acting differently in the body than those found in green tea.
The composition of green tea
This section of the time for coffee and tea site takes a look at green tea. The page describes in detail the many healthy compounds that are to be found in green tea.
The development of tea cultivation in South-East Asia
A look at how tea cultivation has spread throughout southern and south eastern Asia.
The Development of Tea culture throughout the world
A look at how tea has spread throughout the world. This section takes a look at Japan, Russia and Georgia.
Ideal soil types for successful growth of tea
A look into the soil types of different regions and how soil affects tea growth and quality.
Ideal soil nutrient properties for tea
A look into the type of soils that tea can grow in. What are the ideal soil nutrition concentration levels?
Soil acidity in tea regions - aluminium in tea
Tea prefers to grow in an acidic soil; this page takes a look into the chemical characteristics of soil in which tea can thrive.
Tea soil characteristics - indicator plants
Information on how indicator plants can help in analysing the soils that tea grows in.
The health Aspects of Peppermint Tea
The perennial herb peppermint is used in many food products, and is thought to have many health benefits. Aspects of peppermint include antiviral and antibacterial functions.
The link between coffee consumption and endometrial cancer
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Coffee consumption and risk of developing endometrial cancers
A look into the relationship between coffee consumption and risk of developing endometrial and other hormonal cancers.
Prevention of Suicide - coffee health
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The link between Parkinson's disease and coffee consumption
A look into the relationship between coffee consumption and the prevention Parkinson
Drinking Coffee and the prevention of colon cancer
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Coffee consumption and Diabetes
Much research has been carried out into the relationship between coffee consumption and diabetes. In this review roundup it is found that of 17 out of 20 papers strongly suggest that an ingredient other than caffeine is responsible for the benificial aspects of coffee.
Coffee Health Effects | Time for coffee and Tea
Coffee is a widely drank beverage that has many effects upon health, both positive and negative. Some of the lesser known effects include the pressor effect and increases in thermogenesis.
Nutrition facts for coffee: Dietary fiber
A look into the dietary fiber amounts found in coffee. Not much had been known about the dietary fiber content of coffee until recently, this section of time for coffee and tea takes a look into recent reports on the subject.
Dietary fiber content of coffee
A look into the research that has shown that coffee contains dietary fiber. It is thought to amount to up to 15% of dietary fiber in the diet of some Europeans.
Green tea and the prevention of disease
A look at the health benefits of green tea and how it is able to inhibit many diseases such as cardiovascular and parkinsons.
The nutritional value of green tea
In addition to antioxidants, green tea has many nutrients. Many of these such as manganese and zinc are also beneficial to health.
Green Tea Side effects | The harmful aspects associated with drinking green tea
Although green tea has many health benefits, it also contains a few things that may be harmful if drank in excess. These include aluminium and caffeine.
Green tea and breast cancer prevention
This section of the time for coffee and tea site takes a look into the link between green tea and breast cancer prevention.
Green tea and breast cancer
A look at to research analyzing green tea consumption with lowered breast cancer risk.
Tea and Colorectal Cancer
A look into the relationship between tea and colorectal cancer. The panel as to wheter tea is benificial in the fight against colon cancer is still out, with research finding evidence both for and against its benefits.
Does Tea Help Lower Blood Pressure?
A look into the implications of tea consumption and blood pressure levels. A standard cup of tea contains approximately thirty to fifty miligrams of caffeine, however the presence of flavanoids can help to eliminate caffeine related raises in blood pressure.
Effects of Tea on Endothelial Function
Both green and black teas are thought to have a positive impact upon endothelial cells and blood pressure. this section of time for coffee and tea takes a look at some of the latest research into the subject.
The link between drinking black tea and coronary heart disease
A look into the beneficial relationship between the consumption of black tea and the risk of heart disease.
Tea drinking and healthy bones
Black tea contains flouroide, this is beneficial in the fight against tooth decay, unfortunately many people take sugar in their tea, which has a negative impact upon dental health. The consumption of tea is also thought to strengthen bone mineral density, possibly through the addition of milk to the beverage.
Possible negative aspects of drinking black tea
There are many health benefits associated with drinking black tea, however over consumption of the beverage may also have some ill effects. this is mainly an aspect of the caffeine content of black tea.
Biotransformation of tea compounds
A look into how the compounds that are found in tea are transformed in the body.
Tea catechins availability to humans
This section of time for coffee and tea takes a look at the healthy antioxidants known as catechins, and how they are made available for use in the body.
Cancer and the anti-carcinogenic properties of tea
A look at the anticarcinogenic properties of tea. Drinking teas, especially green tea, has been shown to help in the fight against cancer.
How Drinking tea can help to control Type II Diabetes
Research has recently shown that drinking tea can be beneficial in the prevention and management of type II diabetes.
Can drinking tea help you live longer?
Both Green and Black tea contain many healthy antioxidants such as theaflavin and catechins; information is given on how drinking tea may help to increase life span in humans.
Can drinking tea help to prevent osteoporosis and arthritis?
Information on how the polyphenols found in green and black teas may help to prevent loss in bone mass associated with osteoporosis.
Green tea extracts and the prevention of skin cancer: facts
One of the benefits of drinking tea is its health benefits. Research has shown that drinking green tea or applying topical green tea extracts is able to aid in the prevention and control of skin cancers.
How drinking tea may help to lower the risk of developing breast cancer
A look into how drinking green tea may help to reduce the risk of breast cancer and control the size of tumors.
How drinking green tea helps to lower the risk and fight prostate cancer
A look into how drinking green tea can help to both lower the risk, and control the development, of prostate cancer.
Drinking Green Tea lowers the risk of developing lung cancer
A look at how antioxidants such as catechins and theaflavin forund in tea are able to reduce the risk of developing lung cancer.
Drinking Green Tea and the risk od developing liver or pancreatic cancer
Information on how the consumption of green tea is able to lower the risk of developing liver and pancreatic cancers.
Influence of Brewing on Antioxidant Capacity of Coffee
A look into the impacts that the roasting and brewing procedures have on the antioxidant levels of coffee. it is of interest that volatile compounds are higher in conventionally roasted coffee.
The effect of roasting coffee on aromatic compounds
Information is given on how roasting coffee leads to the creation of toxic hydrocarbons.
Health benefits of black tea | A look into the antioxidants that are found in black tea
A look into the antioxidant properties of black tea. Black tea makes up 80% of all the tea that is consumed. It differs from green tea in the way that it is produced, this leads to it containing different antioxidants.
Black tea production and its effect upon its chemical constitutes
A look at how black tea is produced and howchemical changes affect the antioxidant properties of the beverage.
Antioxidants in black tea
This section of the time for coffee and tea website takes a look at the antioxidation properties of black tea.
Cultivation and harvesting of Arabica Coffee
A detailed look into the cultivation of the Arabica coffee tree.
Coffee Tree Diseases
Many diseases affect the coffee tree. This section of time for coffee and tea takes a look into the more common types.
The Coffee Leaf Miner
Information on the coffee leafminer. This is a major pest of coffee plants in neotropical countries such as Brazil.
Factors that affect the mortality rates of the coffee leaf miner
A look into the factors that affect the mortality rate of the coffee leafminer; a major pest of crops in South America.
The phytoseiid coffee mite Amblyseius herbicolus (chant)
A detailed look into the cultivation of the Arabica coffee tree.
The life cycle of the coffee phytoseiid mite Amblyseius herbicolus (chant)
A look at the the life cycle of the coffee phytoseiid mite Amblyseius herbicolus(chant). Understanding the life cycle of this mite may have important uses in the biological control of coffee pests.