Archive for the ‘Types’ Category

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