One of the popular Green tea from Mt.Fuji!
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Health Benefits of Green TeaGreen tea contains a lot of natural antioxidants that combat free radicals and have a wide range of health benefits. Over the last few decades green tea has been subjected to many scientific and medical studies to determine the extent of its long-purported health benefits, with some clinical evidence suggesting that regular green tea drinkers have lower chances of heart disease and developing certain types of cancer.
Green tea has been claimed to be helpful for atherosclerosis, lowering cholesterol, reducing cancer risk, inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes, liver disease, weight loss, neurodegenerative diseases, and even halitosis. You can read more on the health benefits of green tea on wikipedia. (It's worthy to note that Japan has the longest life-expectancy of any country and we all drink green tea!)
In a study performed at the Israel Institute of Technology, it was shown that the main antioxidant polyphenol of green tea extract, EGCG, when fed to mice induced with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, helped to protect brain cells from dying, as well as 'rescuing' already damaged neurons in the brain, a phenomenon called neurorescue or neurorestoration. The findings of the study, led by Dr. Silvia Mandell, were presented at the Fourth International Scientific Symposium on Tea and Human Health in Washington D.C., in 2007. Resulting tests underway in China, under the auspices of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, are being held on early Parkinson's patients.
A study  performed at the National institute of Chemistry in Ljubljana, Slovenia, demonstrated that EGCG from green tea inhibits an essential bacterial enzyme gyrase by binding to the ATP binding site of the B subunit. This activity probably contributes to the antimicrobial activity of green tea extract and may be responsible for the effectiveness of green tea in oral hygiene.
In a recent case-control study of the eating habits of 2,018 women, consumption of mushrooms and green tea was linked to a 90% lower occurrence of breast cancer.
Well there many big words which I have to looked up but one thing is clear that Green tea is good for us Human's health!!
Shizuoka prefecture has really good weather and it's very famous for Green tea!!
This is the details and History of Shizuoka Prefectue's Green tea!
It is Famous and Popular! One reason is that Some places like Fujinomiya City and Fuji City has also tea field which is use the very clear & pure water from Mt.Fuji.
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Green tea Cappuccino ( Matsu cha Cappuccino )
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Only Japanese link sorry but if I found some information in english I will Update!!
and the below is The Most Popular Shinto Shrine for New year's eve event in Tokyo called
Meiji Jingu ( Meiji Shrine )
Interesting facility don't you think? Even for me as a Japanese!!!
Meiji Shrine ( Jingu ) Official site
See you there at New year's eve maybe!!