Tea for Kids Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

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Organic tea infusions provide a healthy, tasty and refreshing alternative to sodas and sweet, high calorie drinks kids are use to drinking.

Just Different Specialty Tea Company today announced Captain Teao's ™ organic Tea for Kids is now available at http://www.teaforkids.com in easy to brew tea bags making the process of brewing hot or cold tea effortless for parents and kids alike.

Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids is a tasty and refreshing drink that provides a healthy beverage option in the fight against childhood obesity, heart disease and type II diabetes. Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids uses organic rooibos and is available in five delicious kid loving flavors, including: Very Vanilla, Orangie Orange, Lip Licking Lemon, Mango Madness and Peachy Keen Peach.

"Childhood obesity is an enormous problem facing the lives and health of kids everywhere, especially in the United States. We were the first company to acknowledge this situation in 2004 when we created and developed Tea for Kids. At the time, we offered our Tea for Kids in loose leaf form," commented Frank Kenny, Founder of Just Different Specialty Teas. "We realized that in order to effectively get our message across and accomplish our mission of helping fight childhood obesity we had to make the brewing and preparation of our tea easier, that's why we now provide Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids in tea bags and are excited to announce we will soon be offering Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids in a boxed, ready to drink package," continued Kenny.

Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids helps to directly address the 17% of beverage calories consumed by kids, a huge component in the overall calorie consumption that is contributing to the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States. If kids reduce soda consumption (two 12 oz. sodas a day,) that can account for up to 360 calories a day or close to one pound a week.

Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids contains no calories and no caffeine, another benefit to kids when you take into account all the high calorie, caffeine loaded "energy" drinks kids consume.

"How can you expect kids to be able to function and learn in school when they're jacked up on soda and caffeine all day? These so called "energy" drinks are making it harder and harder for our kids to maintain any type of calm and focus throughout the day," Kenny added. "Parents must be more aware of the sources of the problems causing childhood obesity, restlessness, diabetes and type II diabetes, Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids helps to address those issues."

About Captain Teao™

Captain Teao™ is the first spokesperson/character of his kind created to promote tea. Captain Teao™ is a fictional, fun loving superhero who's on a mission to help kids fight the effects of childhood obesity, heart disease and type II diabetes. While on his mission Captain Teao™ invented Tea for Kids as a great tasting, healthy and refreshing alternative to high calorie and sugar loaded sodas and fruit juices. Unlike sodas and juices Tea for Kids contains no sugar or caffeine and is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

Along with creating Tea for Kids, Captain Teao™ also serves as a healthy role model, a positive educator and advocate of healthy choices for kids.

Captain Teao™ also wants kids and parents to spend more quality time together in this busy, busy, busy and hectic world and realized a nice cup of tea together before or after school or before bed time was a fantastic way for kids and adults to spend some special time together.

Captain Teao™ Trading Cards

As a method of delivering his positive messages to kids, Captain Teao™ developed a series of nine Captain Teao™ trading cards and includes one official Captain Teao™ trading card in each package of Tea for Kids. Each trading card delivers a very important life message to kids on important every day topics such as sharing, kindness, appreciation and safety.

About Just Different Specialty Tea Company

Just Different Specialty Tea Company is the undisputed tea business pioneer and trendsetter creating and developing fun, healthy and socially conscience tea brands. The Company creates, develops, brands and markets teas and infusions, including Captain Teao's™ Tea for Kids, EGCG-Tea™, TeaForce™, Rainbow Pride Premium Tea and the "Original" Tea for Men to specific niche markets and generates donations for various causes including HIV and AIDS research and awareness programs, prostate cancer research and awareness programs and after school programs for children.

The trademarks listed are owned by the Just Different Specialty Tea Company, all rights reserved.

For more information please contact:

Just Different Specialty Tea Company

Contact: Frank Kenny

Phone: 1-619-881-7313

Website: http://www.jdtea.com
teainfo@earthlink.net

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