This Is Why You Should Start Drinking Matcha (Infographic)

Matcha is packed with essential vitamins and minerals. 
(Image: syntheticpanda via Compfight cc)
Matcha is packed with essential vitamins and minerals.  (Image: syntheticpanda via Compfight cc)

Matcha is a finely milled or fine powder green tea. You may be familiar with matcha because of the Japanese tea ceremony, which is based on the the preparation, serving, and drinking of this powdered tea.

The Chinese methods of preparing powdered tea were brought to Japan in 1191 by the Zen monk Eisai, who also introduced Zen Buddhism to the Japanese.

Matcha can now be found in numerous healthfood products, from cereal to energy bars, ice-cream to cookies, and it is no surprise considering the many health benefits associated with this green powdered tea.

Drinking a cup of this tea will improve your looks, energy, and health.

 

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