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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Matcha Tea

Believe it or not, drinking matcha tea is a surprisingly good way to incorporate some healthy goodness thrown into your everyday diet. A single serving of matcha tea has a nutritionally content equivalent to that of ten cups of regular green tea. Below are 7 surprising health benefits of matcha tea: 1. Matcha Tea is A great source of antioxidants. Matcha tea is rich in antioxidants; these are important disease-fighting compounds, essentially vitamins and minerals. They slow down the oxidative damage in our bodies. Oxidation is a natural process in the body cells that produces free radicals (unstable oxygen molecules) that damage the cells leading to aging and various diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Taking matcha tea is beneficial to your health, it provides the...

7 Important Facts You Should Know About Matcha

7 Important Facts You Should Know About Matcha

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RDI’ve been getting asked about matcha a whole lot lately. I heard that matcha shots were the “it beverage” at New York Fashion Week, and many dedicated coffee lovers are ditching java in favor of matcha. If you’re curious about this trendy beverage, here are seven things you should know. It’s a special form of green tea Matcha literally means “powdered tea.” When you order traditional green tea, components from the leaves get infused into the hot water, then the leaves are discarded. With matcha, you’re drinking the actual leaves, which have been finely powdered and made into a solution, traditionally by mixing about a teaspoon of matcha powder with a third cup of hot water (heated to less than a boil), which...

I Drank Matcha Tea Instead Of Coffee Every Morning For A Week And Here's What Happened

I Drank Matcha Tea Instead Of Coffee For A Week And Here’s What Happened

By REBECCA STRAUS FOR RODALESORGANICLIFE.COMI drink coffee almost every morning out of habit, but tea is actually my true love. I have an entire desk drawer dedicated to my tea stash at work, an overflowing tea cupboard at home, an impressive collection of tea balls in a variety of whimsical shapes, and let's not even talk about how many mugs I own. So when I discovered matcha, which promised a caffeine-boost on par with coffee with the comfort of tea, I was all for giving it a try. Matcha is a powdered tea made from ground tea leaves, and, caffeine aside, it also boasts an impressive resume of healing properties, guaranteeing a healthy start to my day."Because you're drinking the full tea leaf, you're getting...