GREEN TEA <ul><li>Green tea is tea made solely with the leaves of Camellia sinensis that have undergone minimal oxidation during processing </li></ul>
HISTORY <ul><li>Tea consumption had its origin in China more than 4000 years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>Green tea has been used as both a beverage and a method of traditional medicine in most of Asia, including China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, India and Thailand, </li></ul><ul><li>Controlling bleeding and helping heal wounds to regulating body temperature, blood sugar and promoting digestion. </li></ul>
HEALTHY LIFE <ul><li>Green tea is one of the types of drinks that provide us with a large set of health benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>This tea has been known and used in China for thousands of years as a remedy to many ailments. </li></ul><ul><li>It has been re-discovered by the Western World, leading to many scientific studies that confirm many of the green tea benefits. </li></ul>
<ul><li>A Chinese famous tea also known as Green Snail Spring, from Dong Ting. As with Longjing, falsification is common and most of the tea marketed under this name may, in fact, be grown in Sichuan. </li></ul>
Japanese green teas <ul><li>Green tea is ubiquitous in Japan and therefore is more commonly known simply as "tea" . It is even referred to as "Japanese tea" </li></ul>
HEALTH EFFECTS <ul><li>Green tea contains polyphenols which are thought to improve health. </li></ul><ul><li>green tea can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer as well as beneficially impact bone density, cognitive function, dental cavities, and kidney stones </li></ul>
CAFFEINE <ul><li>Normal green tea itself may contain more caffeine than coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>An average serving of coffee contains the most caffeine, the same serving size of tea provides 1/2 to 1/3 as much. </li></ul>
GENMAICHA <ul><li>Bancha (sometimes Sencha) and roasted genmai (brown rice) blend. </li></ul><ul><li>It is often mixed with a small amount of Matcha to make the color better. </li></ul>
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