Food Comparison

July 2000 Issue

Its Time for Iced Tea: Refreshing, Healthful, But Oh, So Sweet

Southerners know the perfect antidote to summer heat is sipping a tall glass of freshly brewed iced tea. Now that tea has taken on a healthful aura, marketers have joined the tea party, offering numerous cold concoctions flavored with spices or supplemented with healing herbs. For instance, the tongue-twister Tribal Tonics Island Peach Green Tea Relaxation Cocktail claims a benefit from added kava, although itís doubtful it contains enough of the herb to

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