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Matcha Tea and the Benefits of Matcha Tea, that makes people drink it daily:

What is Matcha Tea: What distinguishes Quality matcha tea from how other green teas are grown is, that the tea bushes (Camellia Sinensis) are grown in the shade versus instead of under the sun in order to force the leaves to overproduce chlorophyll. The high chlorophyll content turns the leaves a vibrant shade of green. That rich green color takes over pretty much anything it's mixed with. So for baking, cooking, and even cocktail-mixing needs, add a little Matcha powder for a naturally green and nutritious treat. Once harvested, the leaves are laid out to air dry and then finely milled into a delicate powder. It’s this powder that can then be whisked with hot water or steamy milk. The...

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What is EGCG extract? Where can I find EGCG? What are EGCG benefits? All about it!

People often ask about what is EGCG extract? Where can I find EGCG? what are EGCG benefits? And what are side effects of EGCG – I thought I’ll do some research and write a post about it. This post is simplified gathering of information available online and can summarize these aspects about EGCG extract. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is a unique plant compound that very famous for its positive impact on health. It is known to reduce inflammation, aid weight loss, and help prevent heart and brain disease.   What is EGCG? Formally known as epigallocatechin gallate, EGCG is a type of plant-based compound called catechin. Catechins may be further categorized into different compounds but let’s not go there yet. EGCG...

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An interesting comparison of Tea vs. Coffee drinkers:

A survey results found that tea drinkers are more likely to be extroverted, adventurous night owls.  A poll of 2,000 Americans examined the personality differences between people based on their first morning cup: coffee or tea. The study had over 75 percent of respondents drinking their first cup of coffee or tea before 8 a.m., people are looking to fuel their life on the go. The survey revealed that the average coffee drinker typically downs 3.4 cups a day, while tea fans sip through 2.7 cups. Tea drinkers described them as “average” sleepers, while the coffee drinkers are more likely to be a “light” sleeper. This coffee versus tea survey even went into entertainment. Tea drinkers were more likely to...

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Tea Gardens in Kenya

Tea in grown in several districts in Kenya which include Kericho, Bomet, Nandi, Kiambu, Thika, Maragua, Muranga, Sotik, Kisii, Nyamira, Nyambene, Meru, Nyeri, Kerinyaga, Embu, Kakamega, Nakuru and Trans-nzoia. In these areas the crop enjoys 80% favorable weather patterns. Tea production had a huge impact of Kenya economy. The production is shared between multinational companies and the small-scale growers. Both sectors have benefited from many scientific advances in tea cultivation, although the average yields in the small-scale sector are below those in the estates sector. However, the small-scale sector has managed to achieve higher quality standards resulting in consistently higher auction prices. The industry is the largest employer in the private sector, with more than 80,000 people working on the...

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In Year 2020, keep your New Year’s resolution with a “little” help from Green Tea:

Its this time of year when all of us make New Year resolutions. Some are more committed than others. Some really want to make a change, and some just want to be socially included. Whatever your goal and level of commitment is, its good to make New Year’s resolutions.  The most made resolution usually include, quitting smoking, loosing weight, starting a business, etc. etc. Experts say, more than 80% of new years resolution commitments do not last more than a couple of weeks. I hope you stay committed to the resolution you make, and that change help make a difference in your life for good. In this particular blog, because of its nature, I will talk about how Green Tea...

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