The Life-Changing Leaf: Matcha Green Tea And Its Incredible Health Power
You are probably aware of all the health benefits of green tea that you have heard about a million times. You know it helps in weight loss, improves brain function, protects from heart disease and that it is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants …But do you know about matcha green tea? Matcha is powdered, fine-ground green tea with high-quality. The beneficial effects of matcha tea are much higher than those of green tea because you are consuming the full leaf. And your benefit is 137 times more of the antioxidants.
These are some of the matcha tea benefits:
1. Matcha green tea contains the equivalent polyphenols as 10 cups of typical green tea. Polyphenols help fight cancer, cardiovascular disease and several other degenerative diseases.
2. Matcha tea naturally boosts energy that sustains longer compared to drinking tea or coffee.
3. Matcha helps burn calories and detoxifies naturally and effectively.
Imagine something that boosts your energy, but also relaxes and calms you. Matcha has one compound called L-theanine, an amino acid that promotes lower stress and keep you happy and calm. You will also feel the benefit of many vitamins such as vitamin A, C, E, B1, B2, B6, and K, and minerals like magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc as well.
Burn fat, increase energy and detox with this awesomel plant, and all that without exposing your body to any stress. You can include matcha green tea in your nutrition in many ways.
Try these delicious recipes with matcha:
Mango Matcha Smoothie
- 1 cup mango chunks (frozen)
- 2 bananas
- 1 cup of coconut water
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tsp matcha
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Matcha Almond Milk Latte
- 1/3 cup of water
- 1 cup of almond milk
- 1 tsp of matcha
- 1 tsp of stevia
In a small pot place all ingredients and heat until warm. Just before boiling, remove it from heat. If you like to make the latte foamier use a milk frother.