An Overview of the Therapeutic benefits of Matcha Green Tea

Health Benefits of Matcha

Here is a brief overview of some of the therapeutic benefits of Matcha green tea.

Longevity

Japanese researchers have found that green tea consumption can lead to lower mortality rates in humans. Following over 40,000 subjects aged 40-79 over 11 years, they discovered a significantly lower risk of death from all causes among those who drank 5 or more cups of green tea. 

Heart Disease

A good deal of research has been done showing that drinking green tea can protect against heart disease; among which would be:  vasculoprotective, antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and cholestorol-lowering.  Green tea may prevent strokes, and EGCG has been shown to protect brain cells from the destructive processes following a stroke.  Matcha is also known to help reduce cholesterol levels.

Diabetes

Recent evidence suggests that drinking green tea can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes! People who drink 6 cups or more of green tea a day are less likely to develop diabetes than those who drink just one cup.  Read our testimonial below from one of our customers:

Improved Memory

Japanese researchers have shown that drinking green tea helps maintain cognitive ability and may improve memory. It is thought that the EGCG in green tea helps to neutralize harmful free radicals that cause damage in the brain.

Helps to minimize neurological conditions

Due to the wide-ranging effects of its polyphenols, green tea is being studied for its benefits on neurodegenerative conditions. Researchers in Haifa, Israel working with animal models have found thatMatcha, due to its high EGCG levels, help to prevent the brain cells from dyingIt also appears as though the polyphenol may even rescue the neurons once they have been damaged, to help them repair”.

Lowers Blood Pressure and Hypertension

Green tea lowers blood pressure and prevents hypertension by increasing the production of nitric oxide, which dilates the arteries and reduces blood pressure. Researchers have found that over the course of a year of consuming Matcha green tea, that the risk of high blood pressure was lower by 46% among those drinking between 0.5 to 2.5 cups a day and 65% lower among those consuming over 2.5 cups per day!

Prevents Tooth Decay!

Here is an unexpected benefit of Matcha Green tea.  It is a proven remedy to prevent tooth decay, for it kills the bacteria that cause dental plaque and halitosis and increases the acid resistance of tooth enamel. A cup of Matcha brings mental concentration, emotional stability, composure of mind, and physical well being.  Truly the ultimate superfood drink.

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