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Green Tea Supplements

Sunday, March 4th, 2012
The active ingredients in green tea that has made it popular as a dietary supplement are a group of polyphenols, especially catechin which has been proven to possess anti-cancer properties as well as other health benefits. The tea itself is made from the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis tree which have been processed without fermentation which preserves its restorative properties. Using supplements Read full article

Green Tea and Pregnancy

Saturday, January 28th, 2012
Is Green Tea Safe During Pregnancy? The majority of eminent clinicians will not conclusively suggest that drinking green tea during pregnancy has any negative health effects and any potential side effects of consuming too much caffeine can be removed by drinking less of it. The main ingredient, just like other teas, that should be restricted during pregnancy is caffeine and doctors recommend that Read full article

Decaffeinated Green Tea

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
The more and more popular decaffeinated green tea is basically the same as green tea but with the caffeine removed. Many critics claim that when removing the caffeine the goodness is also removed although this is not necessarily the case as there are two main ways that this type of tea is decaffeinated and they each create different results nutrition wise. Decaf green tea benefits may be reduced slightly Read full article

Matcha Green Tea Benefits

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
The matcha is a neo-green, finely powered tea that is prepared from tea leaves that are grown in the shade.  It is specially brewed and served in traditional tea ceremonies in Japan.  It is also used as a flavour for cookies, sweets, alcohol beverages, as well as sweets and smoothies.  It is a little more expensive than other green teas.  However, the way it is produced as well as the quality of Read full article

Matcha Green Tea Powder

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
The Zen Buddist monks introduced the matcha green tea powder into the Japanese culture via the development of the Chanoyu which is the tea ceremony.  Long before that however, the Chinese knew all about the benefits of the matcha, and now modern science is becoming more and more aware of the health benefits of the matcha tea powder. The taste of matcha is vegetal (grassy) and quite strong. The Read full article

Green Tea Caffeine Content

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
Many people wonder “Does green tea have caffeine?” If you suffer from high blood pressure or you just don’t like the feeling that caffeine has on you, it is natural to want to avoid drinks that contain the substance. However it is important to realize that small amounts of caffeine will have a positive health effect if added to your diet. Drinking green tea is one of the best ways of absorbing Read full article