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Everything you need to know about Matcha tea


Everything you need to know about Matcha tea

Out of the total tea production of the world of approximately 2,960,000 tons a year, 70% are the black tea and 22% (640,000 tons) are the green tea and the balance 8 % constitutes other varieties like Oolong, White and Matcha. These figures indicate that Matcha is little known to the world and therefore it is less consumed.

Not knowing the health benefits of matcha green tea, non-matcha drinkers are losing the power what matcha can give.

The most important fact is that it is a powdered form of green tea. It has a different process of cultivation to enhance the nutritional properties.

You consume the whole tea leaves instead of just the extract in case of steeped tea and therefore this form of tea is highly potent.

Some of the health benefits are Improve Brain Functions, antioxidant properties help weight loss, prevents tooth decay and bad breath, controls diabetes, decreases the risk of heart diseases, improve the texture of the skin, helps longevity.

Matcha is a superior quality green tea powder first originated in China and later on brought to Japan from where the whole world knew about matcha health benefits.

Unlike the traditional green tea drink which is steeped tea, matcha is prepared after crushing the tender leaves into a fine powder and mixed in hot water and consumed as matcha drink. Therefore, it is more potent.

One cup of matcha is equivalent to 10 cups of steeped tea. Matcha contains 137 times more antioxidants than regular brewed tea. Just imagine the antioxidant dose one can get in one cup of matcha, quite sufficient to prevent damage of our body cells and free us from various diseases.

I have gathered below information in order to help anyone interested in knowing more about matcha.Anyone keen on maintaining a healthy lifestyle can refer this guide from "What is matcha?" to "Where can you buy good matcha?". Just click on each link to read the details.

So, sit back, and get ready to learn everything you need to know about matcha.

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