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:
According to a report, matcha has a high concentration of fl
avonoids and L-th eanine, which “is especially helpful for high levels of str ess and anxi ety, 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.
Rich in antioxidants
Experts say that matcha is high in antioxidants, which” may help prevent cell dam
age and even lower your risk of several ch ronic dis eases.”
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 c
anc er; however, further research needs to be done to further support these benefits.