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Matcha Tea Health Benefits

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We are frequently asked questions about matcha tea health benefits. Though from the name we understand it is a kind of tea, many are not aware of its health benefits.

Before we go into details about the matcha tea health benefits, let us quickly explain exactly what matcha tea is. Matcha tea is a kind of green tea grown in Japan. It is usually used in powdered form and can be consumed by mixing with normal tea. Because of the health benefits associated with it, Matcha is very popular and is also used in cereal bars, biscuits and other forms of products as well.

 

Among many health benefits of tea, the presence of antioxidants is essential. That being said, Matcha tea is full of nutritional antioxidants and also contains a high amount of chlorophyll, which is what gives this tea its rich green colour. Additionally, Matcha contains Catechin EGCg, a very powerful anti-cancer antioxidant.

 

Matcha tea, though previously popular in its origin country of Japan, has now gained access to markets all over the world. It can be obtained in packets which can be hand mixed with tea. For those who are very fond of tea as well as health conscious, Matcha may be the perfect cup of tea (or perhaps flavoring) for you!

 

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