If you have never tried MATCHA tea, you are in for a treat. There is something about the smooth powdered, no buzz, hit of matcha that feels absolutely serene green. Yes it does have caffeine, but not like any you have tried before. It is a distinct hit (not buzz) that oozes into your nervous system with mellowed upness. You will just have to try it for this to make sense. Can anyone relate?
Macha Weight Loss Tea
Shade-grown, super green leaves of the Camellia Sinensis tea plant, is powdered into a highly concentrated form of tea so that one cup of matcha is equivalent to 10 cups of regular green tea.
High in antioxidants, L-theanine and beta-carotene, it is an excellent superfood.
Why Some Call Matcha, Weight Loss Tea
Known to boost fat catabolism (the breakdown of fat), matcha is also noted as a thermogenic tea. Thermogenesis is a process of increasing the metabolism whereby your bodies ability to burn off fat is “supercharged” or speeded up. Drinking green tea facilitates thermogenesis, which causes the body to use more calories. If weight loss is what you are after…wakie, wakie. It’s time for an upgrade and to switch out those high calorie sweet, frothy lattes.
Dr. King Finest Ceremonial Grade Organic Japanese Matcha Green Tea
Below is how they describe their tea. They also added the following information, which I have no way of verifying as truth, but if it is, wowzah baby boomers this tea should be mandatory! Hook me up!
Think about this, all of you who give a rip about healthy aging:
- The high amounts of catechins and polyphenols available in Matcha, green tea, exceeds twice as much resveratrol as red wine, making it an outstanding elixir helping to lower cholesterol, inhibit blood clots and negate the effects of a fatty diet.
- Recent studies suggest the possiblity of a 55-75% reduced risk of cardiovascular disease mortality
- 45-65% reduced risk of hypertension (high blood pressure)
- 21-42% reduced risk of stroke