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A recent U.S. study of overweight men found that, with no other changes to their diet or exercise regimes, drinking green tea three times a day burned up 200 extra calories a day. The green tea drinkers also found that their energy levels were greatly increased and this was a study which was none specific to Matcha i.e. tea bag form green tea rather than drinking the crushed green leaf itself. This is great news for all of you already die hard Matcha fans out there but even better news for those who haven't yet been bitten by the Matcha...

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The Making of a Matcha Legend Not only does Matcha hold an important place in Japanese history and culture but the very implements used in the Japanese Tea Ceremony also have a rich and varied history of their own.  None of these implements is more important than the 'Chawan' or bowl in which Matcha is traditionally served.  In some respects the veneration of the making of the Chawan bowls is similar to the Japanese tradition with respect to Samurai swords and their makers.   An authentic and historical Japanese Chawan can cost a lot more than most people could ever...

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So you've heard about this thing called 'Matcha' or your friends have told you about it? Want to know what it is and why you should get excited about it? Well read on because Matcha might well just change your life... What is it? At its very simplest Matcha is a green tea powder from Japan.  You've probably had 'green tea' in a teabag form in one way or another (often due to its bitter taste it is mixed with other teas/spices such as lemmon, cinnamon, mint etc.).  Matcha is the purest form of green tea utilising the entire green...

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Here at MAD Matcha we're crazy about Matcha! How could you guess? This vibrant, green seductive goddess from Japan, imbued with its own history and character is going to take the UK health scene by storm this year! So why the hell are we so excited?Matcha refers to a fine green tea powder produced by grinding whole green tea leaves using granite stones. Unlike green tea in a tea bag when you drink a cup of Matcha you're drinking the entire green tea leaf containing an explosive amount of nutrients and anti-oxidants.  Think traditional green tea properties on steroids! The Matcha green tea...

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