Tea is everywhere - it is the second most popular beverage in the world after water, and can be found in almost 80% of US homes. Americans consumed 3.8 billion gallons of the stuff in 2017; mostly black tea. With such high numbers of tea lovers globally, the energy it requires to make a cup of tea starts to matter a great deal.
While you can find enough articles about the energy consumption of gas vs electric vs induction stoves, and all those vs electric tea kettles (with induction burners and electric tea kettles taking the lead on efficiency), one simple fact in this tea bonanza can easily be overlooked.
Are you ready for it?
eat yer veggies
Caylee Clay is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist & yoga teacher specializing in psoriasis, Candida albicans, autoimmune disease, & food sustainability. By following her own health path with a goal of naturally putting her psoriasis into remission, she is a top resource for other psoriasis sufferers who are dissatisfied with the Western medicine approach to treating autoimmune disease. Also, she believes that healthy living & sustainability go hand-in-hand — every bite you take has the power to improve both the world and your health!