Enjoying a Sunshine brew!

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As you may or may not remember in my #Bestfit30 give away I was lucky enough to have some Tetley tea as part of the prizes. If you are already a fan of their natural healthy tea ranges then you may have already discovered this and other super teas.
When I was asked to try the Sunshine super green tea, I will be honest I had my reservations. I struggle to drink green tea with lemon as it seems to give me intense indigestion and heartburn.
When Tetley approached me to try this new flavour I had my reservations.

So why did I try this one?
It is well talked about that us Brits are more than likely sun starved. Except for us remaining pale and interesting, a great draw back of this is that we are more than likely going to be deficient in vitamin D. Deficiency in vitamin D can be to varying degrees and the consequences are equally as varied as the symptoms. A large percentage of your vitamin D is derived from exposure to the sun but there are other sources available. Eggs, mushrooms, salmon etc are great sources, however, these are not foods that are frequently included in a British diet. Therefore, if a cleverly designed tea can help me hit my daily target, then I think it deserves a go.

So why are we even concerned about the vitamin D levels in our bodies?
Vitamin D is essential to our health as it regulates the calcium and phosphate in your body, which are the essential nutrients required to maintain the health of your bones, muscles and teeth.

This tea has been created by the well known and well established Tetley company which has been around since 1837. It is only in more recent years that they have branched out to include its range of Super Teas. An astounding 36 million cups of Tetley are drunk each day according to their sales statistics.
The Sunshine super tea contains green tea, natural lemon flavouring, natural orange falvouring, vitamin D granules and provides a mere 2 Kcals per cup.
They have been advised by Dr Sarah Schenker who is a Registered Dietician and Nutritionist, a member of the BDA, The Nutrition Society, The Association for Nutrition and the Guild of Health Writers. You may recognise her from her regular contributions to The Daily Mail, Reveal and Glamour magazines as well as Watchdog and across BBC radio.

Green tea in itself has been traditionally used in Chinese medicine for centuries. Traditionally harvested from China, Taiwan and Japan in has been successfully grown more recently in Kenya, Rwanda, India and Indonesia. It is part of the same family as black tea, which I also love.
Green tea naturally contains B vitamins, folate, manganese, potassium, magnesium, caffeine and flavonoids such as catechins. There are little to no calories in green tea, depending upon how you brew it. There is anecdotal evidence yet to be substantiated with research, that suggests there could be benefits to health from drinking green tea, such as metabolic boosting, possibly aiding in weight loss, reducing cholesterol, preventing cardiovascular disease and even possibly Alzheimers.

For me this tea was such a pleasant brew. Not bitter, no funny aftertaste and more importantly no significant heart burn or indigestion. I even managed to convert Mr K to having some at work instead of a coffee. Would I buy it for myself? I most certainly would, it is an easy way to add nutrients that are essential into your daily in take without having to try too hard. The cost is very reasonable and consequently makes it an affordable addition rather than an added expense. I look forward to trying some more of their range too.

If you want to give it a try yourself, here is where you can purchase it from or find some more information.
The NEW Tetley Super Green Tea Sunshine is available now at Tesco costing £1.79 for 20 bags.
@TetleyUK or visit www.Tetley.co.uk for the full range.

As you may or may not remember in my #Bestfit30 give away I was lucky enough to have some Tetley tea as part of the prizes. If you are already a fan of their natural healthy tea ranges then you may have already discovered this and other super teas.
When I was asked to try the Sunshine super green tea, I will be honest I had my reservations. I struggle to drink green tea with lemon as it seems to give me intense indigestion and heartburn.
When Tetley approached me to try this new flavour I had my reservations.

So why did I try this one?
It is well talked about that us Brits are more than likely sun starved. Except for us remaining pale and interesting, a great draw back of this is that we are more than likely going to be deficient in vitamin D. Deficiency in vitamin D can be to varying degrees and the consequences are equally as varied as the symptoms. A large percentage of your vitamin D is derived from exposure to the sun but there are other sources available. Eggs, mushrooms, salmon etc are great sources, however, these are not foods that are frequently included in a British diet. Therefore, if a cleverly designed tea can help me hit my daily target, then I think it deserves a go.

So why are we even concerned about the vitamin D levels in our bodies?
Vitamin D is essential to our health as it regulates the calcium and phosphate in your body, which are the essential nutrients required to maintain the health of your bones, muscles and teeth.

This tea has been created by the well known and well established Tetley company which has been around since 1837. It is only in more recent years that they have branched out to include its range of Super Teas. An astounding 36 million cups of Tetley are drunk each day according to their sales statistics.
The Sunshine super tea contains green tea, natural lemon flavouring, natural orange falvouring, vitamin D granules and provides a mere 2 Kcals per cup.
They have been advised by Dr Sarah Schenker who is a Registered Dietician and Nutritionist, a member of the BDA, The Nutrition Society, The Association for Nutrition and the Guild of Health Writers. You may recognise her from her regular contributions to The Daily Mail, Reveal and Glamour magazines as well as Watchdog and across BBC radio.

Green tea in itself has been traditionally used in Chinese medicine for centuries. Traditionally harvested from China, Taiwan and Japan in has been successfully grown more recently in Kenya, Rwanda, India and Indonesia. It is part of the same family as black tea, which I also love.
Green tea naturally contains B vitamins, folate, manganese, potassium, magnesium, caffeine and flavonoids such as catechins. There are little to no calories in green tea, depending upon how you brew it. There is anecdotal evidence yet to be substantiated with research, that suggests there could be benefits to health from drinking green tea, such as metabolic boosting, possibly aiding in weight loss, reducing cholesterol, preventing cardiovascular disease and even possibly Alzheimers.

For me this tea was such a pleasant brew. Not bitter, no funny aftertaste and more importantly no significant heart burn or indigestion. I even managed to convert Mr K to having some at work instead of a coffee. Would I buy it for myself? I most certainly would, it is an easy way to add nutrients that are essential into your daily in take without having to try too hard. The cost is very reasonable and consequently makes it an affordable addition rather than an added expense. I look forward to trying some more of their range too.

If you want to give it a try yourself, here is where you can purchase it from or find some more information.
The NEW Tetley Super Green Tea Sunshine is available now at Tesco costing £1.79 for 20 bags.
@TetleyUK or visit www.Tetley.co.uk for the full range.