Antioxidants provide protection against harmful free radicals that can cause aging and some inflammatory diseases. Matcha contains more antioxidants than other antioxidant rich foods such as blueberries, dark chocolate and pomegranate.
Drinking just 1 cup of matcha can provide the same nutrients as 10 cups of green tea!
Matcha contains an amino acid called L-theanine which is proven to stimulate brain wave activity and increase focus. L-theanine also slowly releases the natural caffeine in matcha, providing a prolonged period of energy & focus for up to 6 hours.
Matcha is full of catechins. One specific catechin called EGCG is known to have thermogenic properties that promotes fat oxidation and increases resting metabolic rate, helping the body burn more fat.