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HEALTH BENEFITS OF MATCHA GREEN TEA

Matcha is a superfood that comes from the legendary Tea plant, the Camellia Sinensis. This single plant is jam packed with health benefits. The leaves and buds of the Camellia Sinensis are harvested and refined in different styles to produce black, oolong, white, green tea and MATCHA. Keep reading to discover the amazing benefits of matcha green tea.

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MATCHA GREEN TEA IS THE HEALTHIEST DRINK ON THE PLANET

Why is Matcha Green Tea so Healthy?

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1.) Matcha Green Tea is a Powerful Detoxifier

2.) Prevent Cancer Cell Growth

3.) Promote Weight Loss

4.) Limit Invasion and Growth of Viruses and Bacteria

5.) Prevent Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases

6.) Caffeine + L-Theanine = Clean Energy

1.) MATCHA GREEN TEA IS A POWERFUL DETOXIFIER

During the final 3 weeks before matcha green tea is harvested, the tea plants are covered with shade cloth to decrease their sun exposure. This sun deprivation causes an enormous increase in chlorophyll production. Cholorphyll has been found to have powerful detoxifying properties including the ability to naturally eliminate chemicals and heavy metals from the body. The plant also compensates by sending powerful nutrition up from the roots.

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This growing process makes the beautiful matcha green tea powder an amazing and healthy choice any time of day. As we like to say, "A Matcha a day keeps the doctor away"

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2.) PREVENTS CANCER CELL GROWTH

matcha has tons of antioxidants

Oxidative Stress occurs when levels of oxygen free radicals overwhelm the body and damage cells which leads to wide range of illnesses and diseasees including cancer, gene mutations, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, heart attack and heart failure.

It's easy to prevent Oxidative Stress. Be sure to have a constant supply of naturally occuring antioxidants in your diet.

Antioxidants - Get it?

Oxygen Free Radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with unpaired electrons that inflict damage on cells because of their high level of reactivity.

Here are a short list of external factors that trigger production of Free Radicals:

Antioxidants seek out the free radical molecules in the body and neutralize their harmful effects!

MATCHA GREEN TEA HAS THE HIGHEST ANTIOXIDANT RATING OF ALL MAJOR SUPER FOODS

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Matcha Green Tea measures 1573 units per gram on the ORAC scale.

The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity) test was created to measure the antioxidant levels of foods.

That's 15x the antioxidants of pomegrantes, 16x the antioxidants of blueberries, and 125x that of spinach!

"Catechins" are a rare group of molecules that have proven to be the most potent and beneficial antioxidants.

Matcha green tea and cocoa are the two best places to find catechins.

MATCHA GREEN TEA and CHOCOLATE

One Specific Catechin called EGCg makes up 60% of catechins in matcha green tea.

ECGg Antioxidant Benefits

This super molecule prevents cancer, aids with weight loss and promotes brain and heart health.

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3.) PROMOTE WEIGHT LOSS

Matcha green tea is a great addition to your weight loss program

Boost Metabolism

The antioxidant EGCg and caffeine work together to naturally boost your metabolism and increase the amount of calories you burn on a daily basis.

A study featured in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming matcha green tea can increase thermogenesis from a normal 8% - 10% to 35% - 43%.

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Utilize Fat as an Energy Source

Green Tea Catechins have been shown to activate the body's thermogenic fat burning activity . They found that ingesting green tea for 12 weeks led to a significant reduction in BMI, waist circumference, body fat mass, and subcutaneous fat area of healthy Japanese men.

Catechins inhibit an enzyme called COMT (catechol-O-methyltransferase) which increases the body levels of the fat burning hormone - norepinephrine.

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4.) LIMIT INVASION AND GROWTH OF VIRUSES AND BACTERIA

Drinking matcha green tea strengthens your immune system

EGCg (the special Catechin antioxidant) is effective in fighting and protecting the body against various bacterial and viral infections.

EGCg binds to cells in the body and inhibits the growth of many disease causing microorganisms including influenza A virus, Hepatitis Virus, Herpes Virus, and the bacteria that causes Strep Throat.

matcha stengthens your immune system

Green Tea Catechins block the harmful effects of many virsuses and bacteria, keeping you healthy and happy!

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5.) A HEALTHY AND ACTIVE BRAIN

Green tea prevents neurodegenerative disorders and promotes mental clarity.

Matcha green tea is the best way to fight against Oxidative Stress

A study published in a 2004 issue of "Molecular Nutrition & Food Research" looked at the potential of EGCg to enhance brain function. They concluded that EGCg in Green Tea promotes neurogenesis (neuron creation) in the hippocampus, improving cognitive function. The hippocampus is the area of the brain where memories are formed, stored and is most affected by neurodegenerative diseases.

Mental Clarity

A rare amino acid called "L-theanine" boosts alpha waves in the brain. These alpha waves encourage relaxation and induce a profound feeling of mental clarity and more alert state of mind, the same mental state that can be found in meditation or yoga practice.

matcha provides mental clarity

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6.) CAFFEINE + L-THEANINE = CLEAN ENERGY

Caffeine

A cup of Tenzo Premium Matcha green tea contains 52 mg of natural caffeine per serving.

Caffeine encourages brain activity and increases muscle stamina when taken in appropriate amounts.

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Amino Acids

There are about 20 different types of naturally occurring amino acids in matcha green tea. Theanine makes up about 60% of these amino acids and is the compound responsible for giving Matcha its subtle sweet flavor.

L-Theanine promotes a feeling of relaxation while reducing mental and physical stress.

Brain Waves are classified into four types, namely: alpha, beta, theta, and delta waves, depending on your mental state. Generation of Alpha waves is considered to be an sign of relaxation.

Increase Energy Levels and Endurance

matcha increases energy

Samurai warriors have a long history consuming matcha green tea for it's energizing properties. The combination of naturally occuring caffeine with L-Theanine provides a stable 4-6 hour boost of energy.

Matcha green tea drinkers experience none of the usual jittery side effects of caffeine and stimulants. Matcha provides long term, good, clean energy.

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