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What Are The Health Benefits Of Matcha?

Matcha is a green tea which derives from the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant. The 'ma' means powder in Japanese and the 'cha' means tea, meaning quite literally powdered tea. It has been used for centuries in the zen temples of Kyoto, Japan. Many people ask if matcha actually has health benefits and if so what are they? In this blog post I will be going through the 5 top health benefits of matcha. 1. Focus and Concentration One of the reasons matcha tea was popular among the zen temples of Japan was due to its ability to enhance focus and concentration. The amino acid called L-Theanine found in matcha is responsible for this effect. L-Theanine actually increases the...

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