‘FATwater’ is here: Would you drink it?

… FATwater – Twitter It works because the fats in the oil provide a temporary energy boost and it doesn’t store as body fat, unlike sugar, Asprey said. “The oils enhance thermogenesis, which is a fancy word for ‘fat burning,’ ” he said. “They get burned as energy and have an appetite-suppression effect. It’s not like we put in sunflower oil or canola.” But the newest fat-burner is not winning over the Los Angeles

Coffee Shops Get Fizzy With Artisanal Carbonated Tea – Eater

By Liz Clayton | April 10, 2015 It’s like daytime beer. Carbonated tea at G&B in Los Angeles. Stan Lee As the weather warms, a tea-drinker’s fancy turns not just to flavor but to refreshment. Luckily, unique and enchanting carbonated teas have begun to flow from top taps around the nation. Whether it’s tea that’s simply fizzed, or tea pre-infused with hops or other botanicals, these drinks are a …

Tazo Founder, ‘Alchemist of Tea’ Steven Smith Passes Away – India West: Restaurants

… beverage, The Los Angeles Times reported. “Steve Smith was among those who bear much credit for today’s tea renaissance in the U.S.,” said tea historian James Norwood Pratt, noting that the U.S. not only imports and consumes four times as much tea today than it did 20 years ago, but it also surpasses both Britain and Japan in tea consumption. “He had a masterful palate. And he was a genius of a blender.” In the early 1970s, when most mass-market tea was either green or black and …

Why More People Are Sipping Mushroom Tea For Good Health

… stress-reduction, immunity, and a long list of health benefits. (None of which are associated with the hallucinogenic variety that we know of, just FYI.) In part, this trend is due to increased availability of mushrooms that lend themselves to beverages. Four Sigma Foods, a Finnish brand that specializes in mushroom tea, recently relocated its headquarters to Los Angeles and is in the process of making its products available all over California and New York. (It’s already available in 21 other …