If you're not drinking Matcha tea yet, you're losing out! This metabolism-enhancing, stress reducing, concentration improving, energy level increasing potent green tea.
Matcha is a special kind of green tea with potent health benefits and a captivating appearance.
Every day, masses of people throw away cherished antioxidants and minerals. While seemingly unimaginable, that’s exactly what happens when you brew a cup of green tea because water can only extract a fraction of green teas benefits. The majority actually remains unused, trapped in the tea leaves. In reality, the only way to truly take advantage of green teas full potential is to consume the entire leaf. But that doesn’t mean you need to start eating tea leaves. The simplest solution is to just enjoy a bowl of matcha. Because matcha is straight, stoneground tea leaves, matcha provides you with green teas powerful arsenal of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids in a way no other green tea can.
This is why we decided to add Matcha into our product line. We souce the highest quality Matcha direct from Japan to ensure you are getting the authenthic thing.
1. RIGHT BEFORE EXCERCISE
People who drink Matcha for the fat burning qualities are right to do so, provided it is drunk at the right time. A study that featured in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming green tea increased thermogenesis (the body's rate of burning calories) from 8-10% to 35-43%. This is in addition to another study that demonstrated that exercising immediately after drinking matcha green tea resulted in 25% more fat burning during exercise.
2. BEFORE WORK THATS NEEDED TO BE COMPLETED
Over a thousand years ago, matcha came to Japan as an aid to meditation practice. During long hours of sitting, monks would drink matcha to remain alert yet calm. Modern science has recently confirmed the lessons of centuries of tradition. Matcha is rich in L-Theanine, a rare amino acid that actually promotes a state of relaxation and well-being by acting upon the brains functioning. While stress can induce beta waves an excited, more agitated state, L-Theanine creates alpha waves, which lead to a state of relaxed alertness. And while L-Theanine is common in all teas, matcha may contain up to five times more of this amino acid than common black and green teas.
As an additional benefit, L-Theanine may help memory and learning and ability all the while inhibiting any possible side-effects from caffeine, a natural component of green tea. Therefore, a bowl of matcha promotes concentration and clarity of mind without any of the nervous energy found in coffee. Try matcha as a pick-me-up for the afternoon or anytime you need extra focus.
3. AN AFTERNOON PICK ME UP
One of the most unexpected health benefits of matcha tea, is that drinkers experience a boost of energy throughout the day. In one study, researchers had thought that this was from the caffeine in matcha, but they found that it was actually the combination of matcha’s natural properties. Another recent study found that matcha even improved physical endurance by 24%. Best part? No caffine crash.
Matcha can be drunk anytime you wish however if you are consuming matcha for specific benefits, outlined above is the best time to brew your daily cup of matcha.