New Year Detox – The Drinks Chapter

14 Jan

As much as New Year is often about counting the calories and losing weight, it is also the perfect time for a detox. Winter weather, boozy evenings and late nights working can leave you feeling sluggish and unhealthy. This January I am switching coffee for tea, and have tried out the new range from Twinings.

Twinings Revitalising Lemon and Ginger

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A very strong, zingy and refreshing flavour I found this tea to be one that I would prefer a cup of every now and then due to its full on nature. I imagine fans of lemon and ginger would prefer how strong it tastes, but for me it is a little too much. Ginger has traditionally been used to aid digestion, so I will keep this for a cuppa when my tummy needs a little TLC. (Available at Waitrose and Ocado for £1.49)

Verdict: Not one for lemon haters 5 / 10

 

Twinings Nettle Tea

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The flavours in this tea are very subtle – and delicious. The slightly grassy taste is not for everyone, but after a Christmas filled with rich and heavy meals I have welcomed a drink that tastes very healthy and natural. Available at Waitrose and Ocado for £1.49)

Verdict: 8 / 10

Twinings Moroccan Mint and Rose Green Tea

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Saving the best for last, my favourite new flavour from Twinings is the Moroccan mint with rose green tea. The rose is very subtle, and the mint a medium strength making it as flavour filled as it is refreshing. I usually tolerate and not love the sour taste of green tea, but in this infusion it takes on a much more delicious form. I could drink this all day! (Available in a bag of loose tea at Waitrose and Ocado at for £3.49)

Verdict: Spot on 10 / 10

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One Response to “New Year Detox – The Drinks Chapter”

  1. Huw Wakeling January 14, 2015 at 8:22 PM #

    You’ve put the tea that is ‘saving the best for last’ second in your list of three… :-p

    Sent from my iPhone.

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