|Since its debut, we’ve been hooked on ITO EN’s Sencha Shot, a highly concentrated 6.4-ounce steel can of unsweetened, premium green tea with an an energy boosting 152 mg of green tea catechins (antioxidants). We order it by the case. Now there’s Oolong shot, with a whopping 171 milligrams of oolong tea polyphenols. Oolong, also known as Wu-long and traditionally called blue tea, is a semi-oxidized tea, between green tea and black tea. Traditionally known as “weight loss tea” and “slimming tea,” an unidentified compound in oolong may promote weight loss, and has resulted in numerous hyped products for decades. However, you need not buy any special “slimming teas;” regular oolong will do the trick, if there is any trick to be done. (No research by a recognized scientific organization has been published.) The suggested retail price is $1.79. Both teas are sold at Whole Foods Markets and other retailers, and online at ItoEn.com.||
Color coded: The green tea in the green can, the
blue tea, as oolong is sometimes called, in the
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