Matcha has become a household staple, but why?
A recent 2020 study explains why matcha is so beneficial and continues to rise in usage across the world. The study results explain that matcha has levels of beneficial antioxidants, vitamin c, and flavanoids like rutin that are far above any other tea type. These powerful biological substances all work together to make matcha an amazing resource for health and daily wellness.
Check out our infographic below for reasons why a cup of matcha a day may keep the doctor away! Try our Ceremonial Matcha for one of the highest grade matchas, for smooth taste and extra health benefits.
Antioxidants: Matcha has 137 times more antioxidants than traditional green tea, 17 times more than blueberries, and 6 times more than goji berries.
Metabolism: Consuming Matcha can help your body burn calories four times faster than normal!
Energy: Boosts energy and aids in focus throughout the day.
Fights Cancer: Best source of Catechins which can prevent cancer. It can cut the risk of breast cancer in half.
Anti Aging: Matcha's flavanoid content (particularly rutin) helps reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, and helps improve immune function. Its vitamin C content combined with its rutin content work together to improve circulation and help produce collagen! (the element that helps prevent wrinkles and keep elasticity in the skin). All of these help you to look and feel younger.
Lowers Cholesterol: Matcha has been proven to lower bad (LDL) cholesterol.
Stress Relief: L-theanine, an amino acid in Matcha, helps calm your mind.
Detox: Matcha has a high concentration of chlorophyll and polyphenols like carotene and tocopheral, which helps eliminate chemicals and free radicals in the body. These substances also help lower oxidative stress in the body, which can lead to diabetes and other diseases if left unchecked.
Curious on how best to enjoy matcha tea? See our blog on making a Matcha Latte or Matcha Dalgona.