These Sips Will Be Your Cup of Tea


Tone It Up tea party, anyone!?

You know how much Kat and I love coffee… we can’t get enough of our two shots of espresso with a splash of almond milk! But we also have a thing for tea. We like ending our day with herbal decaf Unwind Perfect Fit Tea. And when we feel like a lil’ energy jolt sans coffee, we reach for a cup of Awaken.


Tea comes in many different varieties and has tons of perks. Sipping on a few cups a day can decrease risk of stroke and reduce risk of type 2 diabetes. The brew also contains an amino acid called L-Theanine, which can reduce stress levels. YASSS please!

Most tea is derived from the same species of plant. The plant undergoes different forms of processing – such as drying, rolling, and heat treatment – that determines the type of tea.

No matter which variety you choose, take a little tea time :)



Green tea is heated to prevent oxidation. This makes the brew retain its green color and gives it a higher concentration of body-loving antioxidants than other teas.  Bonus: studies found that compounds in a hot brew have metabolism boosting effects. One 8-oz. cup of this mild-flavor variety contains about 35-70 mg of caffeine. (In comparison, coffee typically has 150 mg per 8-oz. cup.)


Black tea leaves are fully oxidized and therefore offer fewer antioxidants than green tea. Black tea delivers a higher caffeine content, coming in at about 60-90 mg per 8-oz. cup. The flavor is stronger than green tea and tastes amaze with a splash of almond or coconut milk.


This cuppa is semi-oxidized, so it contains an antioxidant level between that of black and green tea. Each 8-oz. glass delivers about 50-75 mg of caffeine. It has a strong flavor similar to black tea, but a bright freshness like green.


White tea is barely oxidized, and it tastes mild and refreshing! Each cup contains about 30-55 mg of caffeine.


This variety isn’t actually made of tea leaves. It usually contains fruit peels, dandelion flowers, jasmine flowers, and Echinacea. Herbal teas are naturally decaf, so sip before bed!


The Tone It Up Nutrition Plan Recipe Guide has a whole page dedicated to tasty tea recipes, plus thousands of other meals to help you reach your health and fitness goals!




  1. girls! my brain is getting a workout with these past couple posts! i love it! keep educating me pleaseeeee :)

    1. I agree! I love not only working out but learning as well, keep em’ coming K&K!

  2. I love the unwind tea! Just had a big cup last night before bed. I wish they were sold separately, I just really prefer coffee in the morning and don’t usually end up using the awake.

    1. I agree!! I wish they were sold separately too. I find that I use the Unwind more than the Wake me up. But still love them :)

  3. I also wish they were sold separately. I love the Awake but the Unwind tastes so strange to me, like something I am not supposed to be ingesting. Not sure what the ingredient is I don’t like haha.

  4. I put a green tea bag in a water bottle and let it soak. I drink cold tea. Am I still getting the full benefits or does it need to be heated then cooled? Does it matter?

  5. I wish they were sold separately too bc I don’t use the unwind since it’s not gluten free but the awake tea is. I love the awake tea!

  6. Are there any plans to sell the Perfect Fit Teas separately. I use twice as much of the Awake tea and I’d love to be able to purchase it separately.

  7. Hail to the TEA!!! I can’t drink coffee because it makes me sick but have always had tea instead. I’ve never met a tea I didn’t love!!! Thanks for such an informative post!

  8. Thanks so much for providing this type of info and saving me time having to do the research myself! I love that I can save it and refer back to it when necessary.

  9. Are you selling anymore of the Perfect Fit Tea? I love drinking the unwind one to curb my sweet cravings, and need to order more!

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