Green Tea Benefits

Green tea has become increasingly popular, along with regular green tea brands on the market, we are beginning to see more variations of green tea. There has been a large increase in the sale of green teas such as matcha and sencha green tea, as more people learn about the benefits of green tea – to include green tea weight loss.

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There is now a large variety of green tea online, consumers can pick from thousands of green tea variations.  Bigelow Green Tea is my favorite brand of green tea!

Green tea has been shown to improve blood flow and lower cholesterol. Recent findings show that green tea has a multitude of benefits, which include preventing heart related problems, from high blood pressure. In Chinese medicine green tea has been used to treat everything from headaches to depression. There is also evidence that green tea enhances mental alertness.

Matcha Green Tea Powder

Matcha green tea powder is a powerful antioxidant, its has over twice the amount antioxidants compared regularly brewed green tea. Matcha green tea has L-theanine, a rare amino acid. green tea powder s rich in fiber, chlorophyll and vitamins.

Matcha Green Tea Powder Organic

Matcha powerful effect on the body:

  • Boosts metabolism which helps to burn calories
  • Relaxes the body and mind
  • Research shows matcha lowers cholesterol and blood sugar

What accessories needed to prepare matcha:

To prepare matcha:

  1. Sift 1-2 tsp green tea powder into a cup.
  2. Poor 2oz hot water on top.
  3. Whisk fast in a zig zag pattern until the tea is frothy.
  4. Enjoy from the bowl.

Below is a wonderful starter kit from Tealyra

Sencha

Green Tea Sencha  is one of Japan’s most popular green teas, Sencha Fukujyu. The infusion has a shimmering, light olive-green color. The taste is distinct with a dominant note in the aftertaste and ideal for those who like strong green teas. This is an incredibly healthy tea full of green tea benefits!

Harney & Sons Japanese Sencha Green Tea, 50 Tea Bags

“Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time
The comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company”
-Zen Haiku

 

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