Matcha is a form of green tea made from ground green tea leaves. Regular green tea is made by steeping the leaves in hot water and they are then discarded. Matcha tea is made by grinding the dried leaves into powder, mixing it into the liquid and then it is consumed. Matcha tea has a unique taste and is vibrant green and known as one of the lost aromatic teas!
Besides having a thicker texture, beautiful color and great aroma, matcha is packed with many benefits! Below we go over just few of the benefits!
High in antioxidants!
Matcha is rich in catechins, a class of plant compounds in tea that act as natural antioxidant. Antioxidants stabilize harmful free radicals which are compounds that can damage cells and cause chronic disease.
Promote weight loss
Green tea is used in countless weight loss supplements due to its ability to enhance weight loss, by potentially increasing the metabolism and fat biting processes.
May help prevent…
Matcha has been shown to help prevent cancer, type 2 diabetes, protect the brain, combat depression reduce cholesterol, blood pressure and more! More research is needed to understand the exact processes and dosages for all of these benefits but it is thought that many stem from the antioxidant befits listed above!
The tea with endless benefits!