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The Health Benefits of Matcha

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Matcha powder

Originating from Japan, Matcha is a green-coloured tea available in a powdered form. In the last couple of years, it has become popular worldwide due to its health benefits.

Here’s why you should consume Matcha green tea.

Antioxidant Properties

Matcha is famous for its antioxidant properties. It’s rich in catechins, which help stabilize free radicals and promote antioxidant activity.

By consuming a sufficient amount of Matcha in your diet, you equip your body with natural antioxidants. This helps prevent certain chronic diseases and damage to cellular structures.

Improves Cognition

According to research, Matcha contains components that improve brain function. In one study, it was observed that participants who took Matcha tea or bars noticed an improvement in their cognitive abilities as compared to those who were given a placebo. Another study saw that participants who consumed Matcha noticed an improvement in their memory, attention, and reaction time.

Since Matcha contains a higher concentration of caffeine, it’s closely linked to improved brain function and cognition. One of the prominent compounds present in Matcha, called L-theanine, is said to promote alertness and energy levels as well.

a bamboo whisk and Matcha powder

Promotes Heart Health

Finally, Matcha tea is believed to improve heart health. Studies have shown that Matcha’s nutrient profile matches that of green tea. The latter has a positive impact on the “bad” cholesterol in the body and is said to reduce the triglycerides level. It also reduces a person’s risk of getting stroke or heart disease.

Since Matcha contains similar components, it also has similar effects on a person’s heart health. It’s often recommended to heart patients to prevent disease recurrence and promote optimal cardiovascular health.

Ready to enjoy the health benefits of Matcha green tea? Make sure you buy the right equipment first!

At My Little Panda, we offer a Japanese Matcha Tea Set that includes a bamboo whisk, bamboo spoon, and a bamboo scoop. We also offer a range of bamboo cooking utensils, organic bamboo straws, and reusable bamboo cutlery online. Browse through our collection and place an order today!

You can purchase your desired item by using our sustainable gift services as well.



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