Matcha is a type of powdered green tea. It is very high in antioxidants, and has numerous health benefits for your body and brain.
Matcha has skyrocketed in popularity lately, with matcha shots, lattes, teas, and even desserts appearing everywhere from health stores to coffee shops. Matcha contains the nutrients from the entire tea leaf, which results in a greater amount of caffeine and antioxidants than typically found in green tea.
- High in antioxidants. Matcha is rich in catechins, a class of plant compounds in tea that act as natural antioxidants.
- May help protect the liver.
- Boosts brain function.
- May help prevent cancer.
- May promote heart health.