About Green Tea – All XINGtea Begins Here!
Green tea has been a dietary staple in cultures worldwide for thousands of years. For those a bit curious about how a little leaf can produce such a mighty taste, we put together this list of green tea facts – and even the answer to the question, “Is green tea good for you?” Learn everything you ever wanted to know (and more) you ever wanted to know about green tea from XINGtea – the leaders in premium, ready to drink, all-natural green tea.
Green Tea Facts
Where Does Green Tea Come From?
Green tea comes exclusive from the unfermented leaves of the Camellia Sinensis.
What Makes Green Tea “Green?”
While green tea is made from the same plant as oolong and black tea, green tea remains green as it is not fermented. They are steamed or baked in preparation for eventual brewing.
How Much Caffeine is in a Cup of Green Tea?
In an average 8-ounce cup, you’ll find 30 to 40 milligrams of caffeine. How does this compare to other beverages? Coffee contains about 100 mg and a diet soda contains about 40 to 60 mg.
Is Green Tea Good for You?
Well, millions of people drinking it worldwide can’t be wrong! But yes, green tea is good for you. Green tea contains polyphenols, including epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). These powerful antioxidants have been shown to lower cholesterol, decrease cancer risk and men who drink green tea have demonstrated a lower incidence of prostate cancer. (We invite you to review this study by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition)
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