Ragging on teabags

Are you happy to drink “organic tea”? Oh, the tea is probably great but did you ever consider what the bag itself is made of? Teabags are often made from plastics that give off toxic plasticizers when heated or boiled. OK, so buy the “biodegradable” ones, right? In that case look out for GMO corn-based teabags. Well then, how about just plain paper teabags? They won’t stand up to boiling water so they are treated with low levels of wet strength chemicals such as polymerized epichlorohydrin (insecticide and potential carcinogen). Maybe this is good time to switch back to coffee? Not so fast… You’ll have the same problem with coffee filters. Either way, coffee or tea, avoid the bags and filters and do like I do: use loose-leaf and strain it through a stainless steel strainer. If you want to use up your old teabags of your favorite tea, simply tear them open and pour out the loose tea. I think you’ll even like the flavor better.

Hate to rain on your tea party but...

Hate to rain on your tea party but…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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