Mind and body health benefits | Keisari Matcha

Mind and body health benefits

High in antioxidants

Matcha is made from whole green tea leaves, giving it a much higher concentration of antioxidants, polyphenols and L-theanine than regular tea and other foods such as blueberries. One cup of matcha tea has the same amount of antioxidants as up to 10 cups of regular green tea. 

This makes a big difference when it comes to all the associated benefits including protection against heart disease, cancer, and anti-ageing. Matcha also contains polyphenols, commonly called EGCG. EGCG (an abbreviation of Epigallocatechin gallate), has been shown in research to boost metabolism, which could help with weight loss.

Benefits for your mind

Matcha contains the amino acid L-Theanine which can help improve your mood, enhance memory and increase your ability to concentrate. 

The regular consumption of tea has also been linked to a reduction in cognitive decline from ageing by up to 50 per cent and 86 per cent for persons at risk of Alzheimer's disease. 

Goodness for your body

Matcha contains caffeine, but combined with L-theanine, it provides you with a sustained release of energy throughout the day rather than a surge before crashing as coffee tends to do.

Research published in a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has also found that matcha consumption can help boost metabolism and can increase the body's fat burning rate.

Other research have also found that consumption of diets rich in plant polyphenols offer protection against development of cancers, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis and neurodegenerative diseases.

 

 

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