Matcha is as pure and natural as it gets.
AOI uses ancient techniques to grind whole Tencha leaves into a vibrant green powder. We don’t add anything to it. And we don’t take anything away from it. It’s pure and simple. Thus when you eat or drink it - you’re experiencing the very best nature has to provide!
Matcha Green Tea Benefits
A 100% natural source of:
- Vitamin C
- Soluble fiber
- Insoluble fibers
- L-Theanine, the secret of the zen monk’s focus calm alertness
- Caffeine, unlike coffee its consumed slower because of L-Theanine
- Antioxidants - Matcha includes over 100 times (EGCG) more than standard green tea.
Matcha is rich in antioxidants, naturally occurring chemicals in food that help your body in a number of different ways. The antioxidants in matcha help to fend of disease, slow the aging process and ensure that your body is operating in a healthy, energetic way. As green tea's popularity lives on, so do the people who drink it. One Japanese study found that people who drink at least one pint of green tea daily tend to live longer than individuals that do not. Additionally, it's been found that women who drink five or more 3.4-ounce cups of green tea per day can reduce their risk of heart disease by 31 percent over women who drink one or fewer cups of matcha green tea per day.
Nutritionally, green tea is high in potassium, iron, and magnesium, as well as dietary fiber. What's more, matcha green tea is also low in calories. Green tea helps to reduce stress, control melanin levels and break up cholesterol.
Like every other green teas, matcha is known for its numerous health benefits. The wonderful thing about matcha is that you can get the benefits by consuming the entire tea leaf. In addition, matcha green tea has a greater concentration of antioxidants than other fruits such as blueberries or orange juice, both known for their high concentration of antioxidant properties.
Matcha has many health benefits and properties that assist in preventing common sickness and improving digestive function. Matcha health benefits also include a more concentrated mental function with an large supply of vitamin C, plus great amounts of beta-carotene. Matcha green tea is, in addition, known for producing a calming, meditative feeling when consumed.
If you are interested in fitness activities like weight training or bodybuilding then many of matcha green teas' health benefits will be of assistance to your training. Recent scientific studies have shown that EGCG, a powerful antioxidant that is found in green tea, both suppresses the appetite and aids individuals in the process of turning carbohydrates into energy, instead of turning into fat. Matcha is also known for helping individuals to maintain a healthy weight and help with burning fat.
People who practice yoga and meditation also enjoy Matcha green tea. Matcha is a delight for anyone who appreciates the calming, serenity-inducing benefits of green tea, as well as by individuals who are seeking to burn extra calories.
And Matcha green tea is said to:
- Provide natural, long-lasting, healthy energy with no crash
- Slow down the effects of aging on the body
- Improvements in oral hygiene
- Prevent and assist with the recovery from cancer
- Help with the digestion process as well as boost metabolism
Matcha is known to provide a natural source of energy! The beauty of Matcha is that you can receive the benefit of the whole, high quality green tea leaf. Matcha, shade grown tea, is rich in theanine and catechin.
- Drinking a single cup on Matcha is like drinking ten cups of green tea.
- L-Theanine has been known to provide hours of lasting energy and clarity due to its relationship with caffeine- and most say it eliminates the type of caffeine crash coffee usually results in.
Go one step further and try USDA Organic Matcha.
Green tea is increasing in popularity, for those who are health-conscious as well as for people in the know about antioxidants and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Westerners are now learning what people in the East have known for thousands of years: the powerful, healing powers of green tea.
(Due to Matcha being a natural product, some of the statistics to the right may vary slightly. Full scientific analysis is available upon request.)