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Organic Green Matcha Tea Powder $16.25 for 250g or $64.90/kg + Shipping from $9.95 @ Affordable Whole Foods

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It is said that one serving of matcha green tea is the nutritional equivalent of 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea. Packed with antioxidants including the powerful EGCg, matcha is said to support with boosting metabolism, burning calories and detoxification, whilst calming the mind and relaxing the body. Matcha also provides a rich source of vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesium. Our Organic Matcha Tea powder is grown in the mountains of North Eastern Jiangxi Province of China.

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Comments

  • +2 votes

    It is said…

    Good job on owning the marketing! Was it a wise man by any chance?

    ;p

  • +3 votes

    Would advise people to go for Japanese matcha instead of the Chinese one.

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      Why is that, different plant, different process?

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        Google it http://www.matcha.my/Blog/japan-vs-china-matcha-comparison
        there are many more comparisions.
        Just try OP's and find out.

      • +2 votes

        Japanese Matcha is considered a higher quality tea due to the laborious growth processes and this is also reflected in the price difference with the Japanese being much more expensive. In Japan, Matcha is generally grown in the shade which means increased chlorophyll content and other nutrients and also a slightly less bitter flavour as there are less tannins.
        In saying that, Chinese Matcha still has a dense nutrient profile with an earthy flavour that has a similar bitterness to regular green tea. It's great to add to smoothies, bliss balls or raw slices and is inexpensive compared to most of what is on the market.

  • +1 vote

    where is the bargain please? or its pure advertising?

  • +2 votes

    The problem is not the tea itself, the soil in China has high metal pollutions. Even fruits and veggies are the same. Some growers uses metal wastes on growing grounds.

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    No mention of the grade …. can only assume its of the lower end, maybe catering/culinary.

  • -2 votes

    Health Warning!

    Drinking green tea is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when consumed for a long time or in high doses (more than 8 cups per day). Drinking large amounts of green tea might cause side effects due to the caffeine content. These side effects can range from mild to serious and include headache, nervousness, sleep problems, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, irregular heartbeat, tremor, heartburn, dizziness, ringing in the ears, convulsions, and confusion. Green tea also contains a chemical that has been linked with liver injury when used in high doses.

    https://www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-960/green-t...

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      Too much caffeine is a thing?

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      Green tea is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth long-term or in high-doses. It can cause side effects because of the caffeine. These side effects can range from mild to serious and include headache, nervousness, sleep problems, vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, irregular heartbeat, tremor, heartburn, dizziness, ringing in the ears, convulsions, and confusion. Green tea seems to reduce the absorption of iron from food. Drinking very high doses of green tea is LIKELY UNSAFE and can actually be fatal. The fatal dose of caffeine in green tea is estimated to be 10-14 grams (150-200 mg per kilogram). Serious toxicity can occur at lower doses.

      source: https://www.rxlist.com/green_tea/supplements.htm

      The American College of Gastroenterology released guidelines on drugs and herbal supplements that can cause liver injury. Topping the list of herbals? You guessed it: green-tea extract. Some pills, they note in the press release, can contain more than 700 milligrams (mg) of catechins (the active compound in green tea), whereas a cup of green tea contains 50 to 150 mg, and people tend to take these pills multiple times a day.

      source: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19966040/green-tea-e...

      The culprit is a type of polyphenols called catechins. While catechins are antioxidants, it is possible to have too much of a good thing-and this one can be deadly. Catechins target mitochondria-the powerhouses of your cells-and prevent them from being able to help your body metabolize food and turn it into energy, which can lead to jaundice, hepatitis, or liver failure, says Herbert Bonkovsky, M.D., a gastroenterologist with the Carolinas HealthCare System and one of the authors of the study.

      source: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19966040/green-tea-e...

      While the catechin content of green tea infusions and similar drinks are generally safe there may be health concerns when taken as a food supplement, says a report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

      In 2016, the Norwegian food safety authority Mattilsynet warned against green tea extract supplements following reports of liver damage​​. The authority pointed to high levels of the active substance EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) in the products, which were far above that obtained from just drinking green tea.

      https://www.nutraingredients.com/Article/2018/04/19/EGCG-war...

      I did my best. I'll leave the rest to the natural selection.

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      more than 8 cups per day

      LoL seriously? not just green tea, at that level even 8 cup of water is bad for you.

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