Does Green Tea Make You Dehydrated?

Does Green Tea Make You Dehydrated?

October 18, 2021

Since there’s caffeine in green tea, many believe that it dehydrates drinkers but is this true? Everyone assumes that caffeine-containing drinks automatically cause dehydration because of the diuretic effect. It makes sense to believe that but according to medical studies, green tea rehydrates you. How come? We will find out.

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Will I lose my weight faster if I had lemon or ginger to green tea? - Green Tea Quiz

Will I lose my weight faster if I had lemon or ginger to green tea? - Green Tea Quiz

October 13, 2021

When it comes to weight loss, nothing beats the natural way of losing and shredding those pounds. Thus, one of the best life hacks in the world in reducing that bad weight is drinking a cup of green tea. On the other hand, one of the most staple ingredients that you could find in the kitchen would be lemons and ginger, and while these two are good flavorings for different kinds of dishes, did you know what could do wonders for your target weight too?

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Green Tea Bubble Tea - What is it? Why is it Trending? & How You Can Make it at Home

Green Tea Bubble Tea - What is it? Why is it Trending? & How You Can Make it at Home

October 04, 2021

This post discusses everything you need to know about green tea, bubble tea, its history and how to make it at home.

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Is Matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

October 02, 2021

Is matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

A1: China A2: Japan   Read more for the answer.

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Matcha Banana Smoothie – How Matcha is used in the trendy beverage in Japan

Matcha Banana Smoothie – How Matcha is used in the trendy beverage in Japan

September 27, 2021

Tapioca drinks have swept a vast number of countries with their steady hold on teenagers and young adults, and Japan is not an exception to this. With the sheer amount of tapioca (or boba in some places) joints that have been popping up across Japan, it’s not an understatement that this drink is the trendy choice to sip on as you walk through Shibuya, Harajuku, or even Dotonbori. But just like waves, trends come and go, and it begs for the question: what’s the next thing that’ll make waves in Japan?

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Gokuzyo Aracha Tea Package Design Contest Result

Gokuzyo Aracha Tea Package Design Contest Result

September 26, 2021

Thank you very much for participating in Gokuzyo Aracha Japanese Green Tea Package Design Contest. Here is the story of how the design evolved with your input and the result of the contest. 

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Coffee Creamer: The Secret to Making Matcha Drinks Taste Amazing?

Coffee Creamer: The Secret to Making Matcha Drinks Taste Amazing?

September 20, 2021

What is Coffee Creamer?
Here is a discovery from one of my little trials: using coffee creamer for matcha. Putting creamer in my matcha dishes when my friends come over is one of my favorite, little secret recipes.
In this article, I will show you what coffee creamer is and how you can use it to enhance your matcha tea.

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Drinking Green Tea with Milk is Bad For You - True or False?  - Green Tea Quiz

Drinking Green Tea with Milk is Bad For You - True or False? - Green Tea Quiz

September 15, 2021

More and more people are drinking Japanese green tea in a non-traditional manner such as adding milk. Some famous examples are, matcha latte you find at your local Starbucks, and a green tea smoothie you may try at home with your blender.

But you may also have heard that drinking tea with milk is a bad idea. 

Is it the case with green tea or matcha as well? 

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Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Nozomi - Covered Tea is on Amazon Now

Japanese Green Tea Co.'s Nozomi - Covered Tea is on Amazon Now

September 09, 2021

We are happy to announce that our popular Nozomi, Loose-leaf Japanese green tea is available on Amazon. Click here to see on Amazon

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How Sharing a Simple Cup of Green Tea Every Day Can Improve Your Relationships

How Sharing a Simple Cup of Green Tea Every Day Can Improve Your Relationships

September 05, 2021

Many people know that green tea has a multitude of health benefits. Not only is it delicious and a great way to boost your energy with little to no crash afterward, but it can also improve brain function and ward off diseases due to its powerful antioxidants.

These health benefits can have positive effects on one’s physical health, but did you know they can also improve mental health and relationships? Here’s how.

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5 Japanese Green Tea Recipes to Make with Your Family and Strengthen Relationships

5 Japanese Green Tea Recipes to Make with Your Family and Strengthen Relationships

September 04, 2021

Japanese green tea, or matcha, is a characteristic flavor that is not only popular in Japan but all over the world.

It is traditionally brewed in tea ceremonies, however, many people also brew it to drink at home on a regular basis.

The slightly sweet, bitter, and earthy flavor incorporates well into desserts and other recipes beyond just the tea itself, and making these recipes with your family can be a fun and engaging way to strengthen your relationships.

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What is the Japanese Tea Ceremony and How it Deepens Relationships?

What is the Japanese Tea Ceremony and How it Deepens Relationships?

September 04, 2021

The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a special ritual that has existed for centuries in Japan. Many versions of this ceremony exist for different purposes, but all show a deep appreciation for the ritual of brewing and serving matcha green tea.

It is essential for a host to show care and appreciation towards their guest during this ceremony that serves as a special way to deepen relationships.

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Green Tea Health Benefits: Understanding Its Role in Cancer Prevention

Green Tea Health Benefits: Understanding Its Role in Cancer Prevention

September 03, 2021

We discuss the health benefits of green tea, including the role it can play in cancer prevention and how much you should consume.

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Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Good for Dogs and Cats? – Green Tea Quiz

September 01, 2021

We know that drinking green tea is beneficial to us humans such as using it for weight loss, taking out toxins, being alert, calmness, and many more. Pet lovers are asking if can their pet cats and dogs enjoy the green tea goodness? Let's find out!

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From Skin and Within: Better Uses for Green Tea

From Skin and Within: Better Uses for Green Tea

August 27, 2021

Green tea has proven time and again its amazing health benefits. But did you know you can do more aside from consuming it and still get great results? Read on to learn more.

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The Process Behind Your Cup of Matcha

The Process Behind Your Cup of Matcha

August 23, 2021

With the clamor of knowing every “behind-the-scene” of simply everything under the sun, from sumptuous food to shoemaking, have you ever wondered how matcha is made? While we have already talked about how Camellia Sinensis should be shaded before being harvested and the leaves to be deveined, removing the stems and the veins to produce tencha, once you find out, you will realize how so much patience, time, effort, and care is being given in every spoonful of matcha.

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Is Green Tea Healthier Than Black Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Healthier Than Black Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

August 18, 2021

As the fermented drink Kombucha has continued to become more and more popular in the health community, the main component in its composition, fermented black tea, has seen a rise in popularity as well. While black tea has been heralded for its antioxidant properties and its innate ability to reduce LDL cholesterol levels, many consumers wonder if they're making the right choice in the age-old battle between black tea and green tea. Which is healthier? Green Tea or Black Tea? Read on to find out the answer.

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What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

August 16, 2021

Green tea has become such a popular drink in recent years that different factors have come to the forefront of tea culture. Astringency (渋み) is a hot topic among tea drinkers but is often misunderstood. What is astringency and what causes  it? Why is it such a touchy subject in the first place? What are the basic categories of tea astringency? This article discusses everything you need to know about astringency in green tea.

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Matcha ASMR

Matcha ASMR

August 09, 2021

I have never thought of mixing Matcha with ASMR. When Mykee sent me a link to his video with our matcha, I was like "this is so unique" I have to share this video! Do you like ASMR? Do you like Matcha? If the answer is yes to both, I think you will like this one. Enjoy the world-first (I think) Matcha ASMR!

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Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

August 03, 2021

We discuss green tea as an appetite suppressant & how it acts as a weight loss aid and many other benefits of drinking this beverage.

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10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

August 03, 2021

There’s a kind of simplicity in tea with the tradition being “add water” and trust that the flavor profile matches the imagination. However, as I’ve fallen into love with tea, there’s a shocking variation in taste profiles. As the tea market continues to grow, there’s all sorts of tips and tricks out there to alter what shapes the taste of your tea.

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Issaku Tea Package Design Contest Result

Issaku Tea Package Design Contest Result

July 29, 2021

Thank you very much for participating in Issaku Japanese Green Tea Package Design Contest. 

Here are some observations from all the comments we received, and sample of the comments.   ..and most importantly, click here to find out the result!

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What to do with leftover tea leaves - 9 ways to use leftover tea leaves and powder

What to do with leftover tea leaves - 9 ways to use leftover tea leaves and powder

July 26, 2021

While tea leaves or tea powders are essentially steeped and consumed as a drink with health benefits, this is not the only way it could be used. Here are just some of the countless uses of used tea leaves or tea powders after being steeped and consumed as a healthy drink.

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Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

Nozomi Tea Package Design Contest Result - The package is done now!

July 25, 2021

We have conducted a contest to see which design would be the best option for our popular Nozomi, Kabusecha tea
Thank you very much for participating and sharing your opinion.

Here is the result of the contest and the final package photos of the end-result.  

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