The potential health benefits of green tea are well known:
These help boost the immune system, prevent aging, chronic diseases and fight cancer-causing free radicals in the body.
According to the latest testing method, ORAC units per gram
1g of Matcha Ninja = 500g raw spinach
130 times more calcium than normal green tea and
172 times the amount of protein Vs regular tea
Matcha Support Burn Calories
A study featured in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming matcha green tea can increase thermogenesis (the body’s own rate of burning calories) from a normal 8%-10% of daily energy expenditure, to between 35% and 43% of daily energy expenditure.
Matcha is a nearly calorie free and without putting any stress on the body, it could be a useful addition to a weight loss program by tackling the problem from both sides. It boosts metabolism and burns calories without any side effects.
Tea is the only plant that makes this amino acid, which is what actually promotes a state of relaxation and makes you alert without giving you the jitters of coffee. It stimulates the brain waves while relaxing the mind & provides increased levels of clarity - this is why Buddhist monks use matcha for meditation.
As an additional benefit, L-Theanine may help memory and learning and ability.
Green tea does contain caffeine. However, 1 gram of matcha contains about 25-30mg of caffeine whereas regular coffee has up to 80-100mg.
Further, the caffeine in green tea combines with L-Theanine to create a focusing and calming effect on the body rather than the nervousness of too much coffee! It creates the same energizing effect of coffee without the anxiety and shakes coffee can cause.
Another recent study found that matcha even improved physical endurance by 24%.
Detox & Vitamins:
Chlorophyll the keyelement of green tea is a powerful detoxifier, helping to eliminate both chemicals and heavy metals from the body. Since Matcha is carefully shade-grown, it is substantially richer in chlorophyll than other green teas, making it a superior daily detox. Further boost the immune system, help you detox and maintain general wellbeing.
Matcha has higher levels of oil soluble constituents (e.g. Vitamins A, E and beta carotene) that are otherwise extracted into water when brewed as regular green tea.