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Best Matcha Tea Reviews: My 10 Ranked & Reviewed

After several requests of what I thought were the best matcha tea brands out there to purchase, I put together a list of the top 10 after conducting a thorough review of them all. Below is my top 10 best matcha tea reviews.

RankBrandPriceScoreRead Review
Per 30 grams
4.96 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.94 / 5Read Review
Per 60 grams
4.92 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.90 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.88 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.88 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.84 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.80 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.80 / 5Read Review
Per 30 grams
4.58 / 5Read Review

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Amazing Weight Loss Benefits of Matcha Green Tea

The Japanese secret to weight loss and weight maintenance is out: Matcha Green Tea.

For more than a thousand years, the Japanese have been consuming matcha and they have good reason to! In Japan, matcha is used for intricate tea ceremonies and for everyday consumption. Now, in the West, the benefits of matcha green tea are trending and quickly becoming a North American tradition due the its miraculous results in weight loss and weight maintenance. Continue Reading

One Matcha Green Tea Smoothie Recipe You Won’t Get Enough Of

The other day I shared with you my version of the Booster Juice’s Mind Over Matcha Breakfast Smoothie, today though I am going to share with you my green smoothie that is perfect for early mornings or lunch time!

I originally set out to create this smoothie as a way to get green veggies into my diet and to help me create a healthy post workout meal replacement for when I get busy. When I discovered Matcha it was a no-brainer for me to add it into the shake, I renamed this shake into the Matcha Green Tea Smoothie! 🙂

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Mind over Matcha Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

My favorite smoothie from Booster Juice is Mind Over Matcha, which is a blueberry-yogurt based smoothie that incorporates Matcha Green Tea in it for that extra kick of energy. I don’t always have the time to grab one since I am not near a booster juice so I decided I would tinker with my Vitamix and try to nail it down — good news is my version is almost identical, plus is healthier because I don’t use the sugary frozen yogurt. Continue Reading

6 Matcha Green Powdered Tea Snack Recipes You’ll Love That Incorporate into Your Diet

Matcha is that awesome green powdered tea, packed with antioxidants and other nutritional benefits that you’ve got to start incorporating into your diet today. If you’re wondering what matcha can do for you, check out the 4 Science-Backed Secrets You Never Knew About Matcha Green Tea.

Just like vitamins are a part of your regular routine, matcha green tea powder should be as well for a healthier mind, body and, (ok, let’s finish this true cliché ) soul. Continue Reading

4 Science-Backed Secrets You Never Knew About Matcha Green Tea

We’ve all heard the magical term “superfood”. These days, you can’t peruse a health blog, without stumbling upon a list of these antioxidant, vitamin and mineral rich powerhouses that do wonders for your health.  If you’re looking to add superfoods in your diet (why on earth wouldn’t you be…), matcha green tea is a heavy hitter at the top of the superfood roster that you’ve got to include on the regular.

A quick Google search of matcha green tea will bring up all sorts of health benefits including but limited to acting as a detoxifying agent, boosting memory and concentration, and spurring on weight loss. Want to prevent diseases? Matcha. Gotta memorize for that big test tomorrow? Matcha.  Want to rid of toxins? Matcha. Went on a high carb/grease bender and gotta shed a few pounds?  You get the drill.

Ok, so you’re sitting there thinking, this is too good to be true.

Fair enough. I’m not saying it will instantly cure what ails you, turn that flab into fit, and that C- into an A+ overnight. However, there is significant scientific research that postulates that the habitual consumption of matcha will set you on the right track for all of these types of things not to mention arm you with the immune boosting power we all need in these times of scary cancers and diseases.

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Matcha vs Green Tea: Which is the better tea for you.

We all know that some teas are healthier for you than others, and with so many varieties, there’s sure to be one for every person’s liking. In recent years, there has been much research into the health benefits of Green Tea; a tea leaf which originated in China and is the most popular tea of that country. Green tea has reached worldwide popularity in the last decade and is consumed for its many benefits such as reducing the risk for stroke, high blood pressure, and containing antioxidants which may help reduce the risk of certain cancers.

Matcha is another type of tea that comes from the same plant as traditional Green Tea called Camellia Sinensis, which is a small shrub native to China. Green tea is made from the top of the leaves which are diluted by sunlight. Matcha is made from the leaves on the underneath of the plant which are shaded from the sun, thus producing a stronger flavor and more vibrant green color. Despite deriving from the same bush, these teas vary in their nutritional value among other differences. We will look at Matcha vs Green Tea and see which is better for consumers overall. Continue Reading