Guys! Drop everything and listen to what could be the most important news of today.
Turns out you’ve been drinking your tea all wrong! Food scientist Dr Quan Vuong, from the University of Newcastle in Australia has just ruined the tea drinking experience for the internet with his new finding : you gotta microwave your tea to get the maximum out of the beverage.
He’s done years of research on that matter, but that doesn’t mean a thing to the internet as they’re all losing their cool.
According to Dr Vuong, the best tasting and most effective method of microwaving your tea is putting hot water in the cup with a teabag, then heating it in the microwave for 30 seconds on half power, and letting it sit for a minute.This method activates 80 per cent of the caffeine, theanine and polyphenol compounds. In the long run this helps protect against cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis and neurodegenerative diseases.