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The Green Tea Lovers Blog

What is Genmaicha Tea?

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Genmaicha tea originated in Japan. It is a combination of green tea and brown rice which is sometimes referred to as popcorn tea. That is because the rice often ‘pops’ during the roasting process. Historically tea was too…

Explained: Gyokuro vs. Sencha

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Gyokuro vs. sencha tea. Subtle variations between these two teas create big differences! While the leaves of a tea plant are the source for all tea, how it is harvested, prepared and brewed makes a huge difference in…

Which Green Tea is Best for Weight Loss?

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The key to weight loss is not just about reducing calories, it is taking in the right nutrients that provide fuel for the body while not adding excess fat. One popular beverage that has been gaining traction as…

Green Tea – The ancient secret to more energy

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As we slowly but surely descend into winter, you’re no doubt lamenting all of those days that you complained about the cloying heat as you enjoyed rum and raisin ice-cream at the beach on the weekend, or had…

4 Reasons Why You Should Drink Green Tea During The Summer

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During the hot summer months, most of us automatically reach for a cold beverage to cool us down, however, you may be surprised to learn that a cup of hot green tea may prove more refreshing. Don’t believe…

What Is the Difference Between Green, White & Black Tea?

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Even longtime tea drinkers might not realize that green tea, white tea and black tea all derive from the same source. That’s right, all three types of tea come from the leaves of the Camellia Sinenses plant. The…

What’s The Difference Between Japanese Sencha Green Tea & Matcha Green Tea?

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For many people, all Japanese green tea might seem to be the same. So when they hear words like “Sencha” or “Matcha,” they probably don’t even realize how different these two forms of Japanese green tea really are!…

7 Healthy Ingredients To Add To Your Green Tea For Flavour

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One common observation about drinking green tea is that it can leave a slightly bitter aftertaste. So what types of healthy ingredients can you add to your green tea to give it some additional flavour? After all, you…

7 Tips For Choosing Loose Leaf Green Tea

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As any green tea enthusiast will tell you, not all loose leaf green tea is created the same. Quality can vary widely, even with green tea coming from the same geographic region or identical brand. Here are 7…

Unlocking the health benefits of green tea

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Unlocking the health benefits of green tea Green tea has a long tradition that dates back more than 5,000 years, to the time of imperial China. It’s been known for centuries to have many health benefits, including longer…