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Within Matcha lie benefits that rival Chinese teas

07/17/2009


Within Matcha lie benefits that rival Chinese teas

For Your Health (an article)

Within Matcha, known for its vibrant green hue, lie benefits that rival Chinese teas. Professor Takako Yokozawa of the Toyama University Comprehensive Chinese Medicine Research Institute announced in the October edition of an American magazine that Matcha contains components that help lower blood sugar levels.
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Type 2 Diabetes and Matcha report (a research paper)

Usefulness of powdered green tea (Matcha) against type 2 diabetes.
Researchers have shown, through scientific experiments, that green tea polyphenols, or (-)-epigallocatechin 3-O-gallate, and dietary fiber have a beneficial effect at suppressing the progression of nephrotic syndromes caused by diabetes. In this experiment, we utilized matcha, which contains high amounts of green tea polyphenols and dietary fiber, to examine its effects against type 2 diabetes.
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