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« on: 12/08/2007 23:56:49 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.
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« Reply #1 on: 13/08/2007 00:23:30 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.

I'm so gullible but
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« Reply #2 on: 13/08/2007 01:26:11 »
Yikes..I could not drink 30 to 40 cups of anything a day!

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« Reply #3 on: 13/08/2007 01:39:48 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.

I'm so gullible but

Yes
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« Reply #4 on: 13/08/2007 02:12:38 »
Really... Do you ever sleep.. LOL.. I shouldn't say anything.. Too much caffeine gives me hives. If I am tired I can drink a cup of coffee or two and still go to sleep on a sleepy night! I only have one cappacino in the morning... usually sometimes I skip it and have juice just depends!

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« Reply #5 on: 13/08/2007 02:20:34 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.

I'm so gullible but

Yes

!!!...and you have cut down to 30-40 ?...Cripes !!....

I suspect a cup of tea bucks you up so well because your senses must celebrate because of the diversion  !!
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« Reply #6 on: 13/08/2007 02:30:09 »
NO Kidding HUH!! Thats a lot of coffee!

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« Reply #7 on: 13/08/2007 07:22:04 »
I don't sleep so well now I've cut down.
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« Reply #8 on: 13/08/2007 17:10:57 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.

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« Reply #9 on: 13/08/2007 17:16:34 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.

Surely by the time the water reaches the liver it's been cooled to body temperature !!..No ?..yes ?
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« Reply #10 on: 14/08/2007 00:08:29 »
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.
Surely by the time the water reaches the liver it's been cooled to body temperature !!..No ?..yes ?
But here we are used to inject hot water directly inside the liver  [;)]
Apart from jokes, I think if you don't drink just small amounts of water, its temperature don't go down to body's temperature so fast, and should still be a bit hotter when it reach the liver.

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« Reply #11 on: 14/08/2007 02:06:54 »
tea makes me sleepy. and what kind of coffee do you drink doc? i'd like to buy stock in it...

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« Reply #12 on: 14/08/2007 02:38:31 »
What is it about a cup of tea that bucks you up so well? No matter how hot the day, a good cuppa is so refreshing and satisfying.

As most of you may know, I'm a coffee addict (only 30-40 cups per day now since I've cut down); but coffee doesn't refresh me the way tea does.
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.

That is interesting Alberto!! Thanks

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« Reply #13 on: 14/08/2007 02:40:22 »
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.
Surely by the time the water reaches the liver it's been cooled to body temperature !!..No ?..yes ?
But here we are used to inject hot water directly inside the liver  [;)]
Apart from jokes, I think if you don't drink just small amounts of water, its temperature don't go down to body's temperature so fast, and should still be a bit hotter when it reach the liver.

Does that help to flush out a liver that may have say to much medication or other toxin???

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« Reply #14 on: 14/08/2007 07:54:43 »
tea makes me sleepy. and what kind of coffee do you drink doc? i'd like to buy stock in it...

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« Reply #15 on: 14/08/2007 09:23:16 »
IDK, but I drink it when it is just short of scalding, and that whole feeling just feels good! But I get bucked up by the first coffee of the day too, for obvious reasons. My beverage pattern during the day is tea first (06:00 - 06:30), coffee (08:00 - 11:30), tea again (11:30 - 19:00), coffee (20:00 - 21:00), then tea (21:00 +) depending on occasion. There are times of the day when tea just doesn't seem right, and also when coffee doesn't. I just could not wake up to a cup of coffee! It has to be tea!

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« Reply #16 on: 14/08/2007 09:49:26 »
My pattern is:-
5:30am - coffee
5:35am - coffee
5:40am - coffee
etc etc
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« Last Edit: 14/08/2007 10:11:41 by neilep »
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« Reply #18 on: 14/08/2007 10:10:35 »
PAH! What do they know!!

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« Reply #19 on: 14/08/2007 10:13:36 »
God Morning my Lord

I need coffee !!
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« Reply #20 on: 14/08/2007 10:22:00 »
I've just had a large mug of espresso. Time for another!
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« Reply #22 on: 14/08/2007 10:28:16 »
Dappy mare. She shouldn't drink that much... she's not a beaver!
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« Reply #23 on: 14/08/2007 10:31:03 »
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« Reply #24 on: 14/08/2007 10:33:28 »
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from the bbc....

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/wear/6944026.stm

ya missed MY hyperlink !!..BAH !!

Soz maze - it's just too professional for me! I thought it was just some cunningly slopey blue text....I shall check more closely in the future!

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« Reply #25 on: 14/08/2007 10:37:26 »
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Soz maze - it's just too professional for me! I thought it was just some cunningly slopey blue text....I shall check more closely in the future!

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« Reply #26 on: 14/08/2007 10:44:16 »
What a sycophant!  [:D]
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« Reply #27 on: 14/08/2007 10:46:06 »
What a sycophant!  [:D]

Is that a drunk pachyderm?

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« Reply #28 on: 14/08/2007 10:47:23 »
An unwell 1
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« Reply #29 on: 14/08/2007 10:55:46 »
What a sycophant!  [:D]

Is that a drunk pachyderm?

It's an inebriated way of describing a psychotic plant !
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« Reply #30 on: 14/08/2007 11:11:50 »
What a sycophant!  [:D]

Is that a drunk pachyderm?

It's an inebriated way of describing a psychotic plant !

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« Reply #31 on: 14/08/2007 11:14:11 »
Water, in general, cleans blood; hot water cleans liver. I don't know if there is also a similar effect due to the substances dissolved in the tea.
Surely by the time the water reaches the liver it's been cooled to body temperature !!..No ?..yes ?
But here we are used to inject hot water directly inside the liver  [;)]
Apart from jokes, I think if you don't drink just small amounts of water, its temperature don't go down to body's temperature so fast, and should still be a bit hotter when it reach the liver.

Does that help to flush out a liver that may have say to much medication or other toxin???
Ah, yes, certainly! Water, in general, especially at breakfastless, is always good for it.

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« Reply #32 on: 14/08/2007 11:16:12 »
What a sycophant!  [:D]

Is that a drunk pachyderm?

It's an inebriated way of describing a psychotic plant !



psycho p(l)ant I think.....maybe that one in The Little Shop of Horrors
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« Reply #33 on: 14/08/2007 11:17:28 »
My pattern is:-
5:30am - coffee
5:35am - coffee
5:40am - coffee
etc etc
It means you usually can't have activities which last more than 5 minuts uninterruptedly?  [:)]

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« Reply #34 on: 14/08/2007 11:36:37 »
My pattern is:-
5:30am - coffee
5:35am - coffee
5:40am - coffee
etc etc
It means you usually can't have activities which last more than 5 minuts uninterruptedly?  [:)]

Those few precious minutes are used for coffee extraction !!
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« Reply #35 on: 14/08/2007 11:50:53 »
My pattern is:-
5:30am - coffee
5:35am - coffee
5:40am - coffee
etc etc
It means you usually can't have activities which last more than 5 minuts uninterruptedly?  [:)]

I'm so high on caffeine I can get everything done in 5 minutes
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« Reply #36 on: 14/08/2007 18:57:34 »
My pattern is:-
5:30am - coffee
5:35am - coffee
5:40am - coffee
etc etc
It means you usually can't have activities which last more than 5 minuts uninterruptedly?  [:)]

I'm so high on caffeine I can get everything done in 5 minutes
Good answer! [;)]

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« Reply #37 on: 14/08/2007 19:17:30 »


I'm so high on caffeine I can get everything done in 5 minutes


I'm sure all the ladies are impressed !!

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« Reply #38 on: 14/08/2007 19:19:49 »


I'm so high on caffeine I can get everything done in 5 minutes


I'm sure all the ladies are impressed !!



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« Reply #39 on: 15/08/2007 21:25:02 »
I'm new but I'm really excited because I can answer your question so I'm waving my hand and shouting "me sir!, me sir!"
Listen tea contains caffeine Duh about the same amount as your average coffee. BUT it also contains quantities of natural barbiturate substances ie valium. However these are bound up and pass straight through the body unless.... wait for it... you add FAT to the mix. ie milk (or yak butter or ghee or whatever) The barbiturate substances are caught by the fats and then digested and released into your bloodstream making you feel aaaaaahh! So a good proper Henglish cup of tea with milk and sugar gives you a caffeine high and a barbiturate low and a glucose boost. That`s why it makes you feel so good.
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« Reply #40 on: 15/08/2007 21:58:00 »
I'm new but I'm really excited because I can answer your question so I'm waving my hand and shouting "me sir!, me sir!"
Listen tea contains caffeine Duh about the same amount as your average coffee. BUT it also contains quantities of natural barbiturate substances ie valium. However these are bound up and pass straight through the body unless.... wait for it... you add FAT to the mix. ie milk (or yak butter or ghee or whatever) The barbiturate substances are caught by the fats and then digested and released into your bloodstream making you feel aaaaaahh! So a good proper Henglish cup of tea with milk and sugar gives you a caffeine high and a barbiturate low and a glucose boost. That`s why it makes you feel so good.
I thank you and goodnight.

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