Is matcha good for you?

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Since its rise to popularity a few years ago, matcha has become a regular flavor for teas, lattes, and even desserts in many cafes and stores.

It is, however, not hyped for nothing as food experts say that a matcha a day can give positive impact on your energy levels and overall health.

Here are some of the proven benefits of matcha reviewed by experts:

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Promotes relaxation

According to a report, matcha has a high concentration of flavonoids and L-theanine, which “is especially helpful for high levels of stress and anxiety, increasing relaxation without causing drowsiness.”

Boosts brain function

It was also reported that L-theanine, which is present on matcha, does some amazing things when paired with caffeine as the “amino acid can help improve cognitive function and increase focus and alertness.”

Experts say that sipping matcha is a good idea for a hectic work day or cramming for an exam.

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Rich in antioxidants

Experts say that matcha is high in antioxidants, which” may help prevent cell damage and even lower your risk of several chronic diseases.”

Can possibly help you to lose weight

Matcha comes from the same plant as green tea, which is known as an ingredient for weight loss supplement. With this, experts say, matcha should have the same effect as green tea.

Some studies also showed that matcha can protect the heart and liver and can prevent cancer; however, further research needs to be done to further support these benefits.