Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

June 16, 2022

Lately, the craze with intermittent fasting has grown a following. This includes fasting, this article tackles the question if green tea is okay to drink while on an empty stomach. Read more about it and the other benefits of green tea while fasting.

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What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

May 28, 2022

An exceptional choice for tea brewing enthusiasts, these clever filter bags are an ideal way to get the most out of your loose leaf teas! They are strategically oversized so that your tea leaves are able to fully unfurl—giving them the ability to release maximum flavor and aroma! Each pack comes with 144 high-quality filters, that are 100% biodegradable.

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

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

May 17, 2022

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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Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

May 10, 2022

There are few things cozier and more comforting than curling up in your favorite chair on a cold evening with a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea. However, as bedtime approaches, you might not want that caffeine buzz keeping you up. If you get your green tea decaffeinated, would it impact its health benefits or even be unhealthy on its own?  Read more to find out the truth.

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Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

April 29, 2022

Japanese Green Tea and Chamomile garnered a cult following over the years. People drink these beverages for different reasons, some prefer their taste while others often drink them for their wonderful health benefits. Let’s find out which drink suits your lifestyle and health needs so you can figure whether you’re going to purchase Japanese Green Tea or Chamomile Tea.

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Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

April 19, 2022

I was so excited to be one of the first people to join the Virtual Green Tea Tour, a new and magical tour offered by Arigato Japan that has been the pioneer for English-speaking Japanese tours for many years, featured by the New York Times Travel Shows, CNN Travel and more.
In this article (and a bit of video), I want to share with you a small segment of the virtual tour.  Read on and watch the video of the piece of the actual tour here.

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Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

April 15, 2022

Does roasting green tea (hojicha) make green tea healthier or less healthy? We answer this question and many more in this post.

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GREEN TEA AND MILK: 10 WAYS TO ENJOY IT

GREEN TEA AND MILK: 10 WAYS TO ENJOY IT

April 04, 2022

Discover 10 delicious ways to enjoy green tea and milk, including matcha lattes, matcha cupcakes, and milky green tea popsicles.

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10 Popular Types of Japanese Tea Ceremony - How many do you know?

10 Popular Types of Japanese Tea Ceremony - How many do you know?

March 18, 2022

Japanese Tea ceremony is known as Chado (茶道the way of tea) or Cha no yu (茶の湯hot water tea, or hot water of tea) is part of the Japanese culture. It is a tradition where they ceremonially prepare, serve and drink matcha. Many rituals and practices turn into tea ceremonies. You might be asking about when they practice those tea ceremonies and what occasion they celebrate. We will take a journey about the types of tea ceremonies and how they appreciate the tea leaves.

Tea ceremonies are one of the most exciting parts when thinking about the Japanese culture experience. Let’s go and know more about them.

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Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

March 04, 2022

We are happy to announce and introduce new packaging for our popular tea: Green Tea with Mikan and Green Tea Orange. 

What do you think about the new package?

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10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

February 22, 2022

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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What is Tea Ceremony?

What is Tea Ceremony?

February 09, 2022

The Japanese tea ceremony comes from centuries of tea school teachings and traditions. Its practice is a deep spiritual journey that begins with a simple principle - the sharing of tea is best when the heart is humble and pure.

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What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

January 19, 2022

Gyokuro is a special type of green tea shaded from the sun for 20 days with specially made mats which allows the caffeine levels to increase in the leaves, in addition to allowing the amino acids to get stronger, producing a sweeter and stronger flavor. Because of the cultivation process, the leaves have a very particular odor that is impossible to confuse.

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Samurai and Tea

Samurai and Tea

January 11, 2022

How Tea Affected Japanese Warriors and Why they Used Green Tea – History of Japan explained by Obachan, the Grandma of ChaCha.

Obachan explains Boy Kei the history - Watch the video to find out.

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How to Brew Tea in Space

How to Brew Tea in Space

December 20, 2021

My dream from childhood is to go to space. 
Japanese billionaire of Zozotown, Yusaku Maezawa went to space and brew a cup of tea.  Here is more detail and video about brewing tea in the space!  
I hope in our lifetime you and I can do this too! 

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Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality Than Loose Leaf Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

December 17, 2021

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? This article will focus on one of the other big debates about tea, and that is whether loose leaf tea is truly always better than bagged tea as some people claim. Unfortunately, the truth is this answer isn’t always as simple or as straightforward as you might think. With this in mind, here are five important factors that influence the overall quality of bagged teas and how they compare to loose leaf. Read more to find out the truth.

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The History of Japanese Green Tea

The History of Japanese Green Tea

November 16, 2021

Green tea became a staple drink, and we will show you how Japanese green tea turned into a worldwide sensation.
 
You will learn how the Matcha and tea ceremony were created, and how Samurai culture was affected by tea!

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Good for Kids? - True or False?  - Green Tea Quiz

Is Green Tea Good for Kids? - True or False? - Green Tea Quiz

July 08, 2021

Green tea is known for its various health benefits, especially for adults, ranging from enhanced concentration, reduced risk of cancer and many others.

Japanese green tea has been providing a variety of health benefits to the Japanese and it is one of the reasons why the Japanese people live longer and healthier compared to the rest of the world.

But is green tea good for children?

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