White Tea...

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by ELAY, 22 June 2009 Social URL.

  1. ELAY

    ELAY Full Member

    And I don't mean the normal kind with milk!

    I've always been a drinker of Green Tea as it is known to be good for you (despite the quite vile taste), but a few weeks back I read about White Tea.

    White tea is the leaves from the plant that are picked when they first sprout (so the baby leaves in a way).

    Basically White tea has been proved to be miles more beneficial than Green Tea and also it's benefits with regards weight. I've been drinking it for about a week now and it's delicious!! Fairly expensive though, about £1.50 for 20 bags. Best one I've tried is made by Clipper.

    I've found this article if anyone wants a read.

    Ancient Chinese white tea may fight obesity - Telegraph

    Sorry for the waffle, just though you might all be interested xxx
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  3. Lisa Claire

    Lisa Claire Full Member

    Thanks for that, might have to try that, been drinking black coffee in the morning, but not doing much for i'm afraid.
  4. Mia

    Mia Skinny girl in a fat body

    I'm drinking peppermint tea at the moment, not becasue I particularly like it, but just becasue it is a different taste in my mouth (if you know what I mean). Often wondered what white tea was, think I might try that. Thanks
  5. cheekychick81

    cheekychick81 Gold Member

    i like white tea... its yummy:)
  6. Katycakes

    Katycakes Stubborn tortoise

    Just been out & got some, thanks Elay, it's nice!

  7. Eternalflame

    Eternalflame Excited about the new me!

    I'll try that too, I drink on occasion, peppermint tea, thats nice. xx
  8. wannabesize10

    wannabesize10 Silver Member

    where can you buy it from ? sounds really good :)
  9. ELAY

    ELAY Full Member

    You can get it from most supermarkets. I got mine from Tesco. Think it was roughly £1.45 ish and that was for the Clipper Brand - 20 Bags (unbleached). It's in a silvery Grey Box. It tastes really good opposed to some other teas.
  10. Katycakes

    Katycakes Stubborn tortoise

    I got the Clipper one from tesco... it was 94p!!! (must be an offer) Bargain. They had Twinings too, almost double the price.

  11. sbridge7

    sbridge7 Silver Member

    Does it taste better than green tea??
  12. bmthsue

    bmthsue Full Member

    Will give it a whirl - thanks for the top tip! I love peppermint too - have become quite addicted.
  13. Katycakes

    Katycakes Stubborn tortoise

    I liked it better than green tea, not so bitter, but took teabag out after 2 mins...

  14. sbridge7

    sbridge7 Silver Member

    That's good to know as I find Green Tea very bitter. I'll be buying some then :)
  15. Milsey-Girl

    Milsey-Girl Full Member

    I actually like the taste of green tea and have been drinking it for the past 3 years (couldn't drink ordinary tea now!):eek: I'm going to get some white tea now as a bit of a change:D
  16. Lynn8124

    Lynn8124 Gold Member

    I read that article when Jim posted it, saw some organic is asda last week but didn't check price. I am gonna quit drinking coffee again when my jar is done, got some peppermint and camomile in so I might try this too.
  17. ELAY

    ELAY Full Member

    Oh the *******..... i'll have to go down there and stock up whilst it's cheap!

    Definately much nicer than Green Tea, as katycakes said, much less bitter than normal Green Tea.
  18. Greeneyes11

    Greeneyes11 Gold Member

    I am sure you cannot have camomile tea as it is from a flower and you can only drink tea from leaf plants.
  19. minibum

    minibum Full Member

    I was just about to say that too- such a shame:sigh:as i really like camomile.
    Thanks for the tip though, that's definitely one for the tesco order!
  20. Sass

    Sass Silver Member

    Just wanted to say :thankyou: for posting this thread, my OH got me some today and its lovely !! I didnt like green tea, im not a lover of black coffee and i dont like normal tea without milk but this white tea is great.
  21. Greeneyes11

    Greeneyes11 Gold Member

    I bought some today aswell, but they didn't have the clipper one in my Tesco, they did have an organic one, but on closer inspection it said it had citrus in it too, so ended up with the Twinings one which cost me £1.49.... the first cup I made was a bit strong, but read directions for the second which said take teabag out cup before 1 minute, so did that and it tasted great... looked up some info on it and it says it is 3 times better for you than green tea...

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