Matcha is on the rise and if you haven't heard of it yet you best keep reading!  I am going to start simply by saying this...Matcha is magical. It is the powdered form of green tea, and if you don't know about the benefits of green tea you have come to the right place!

 

Benefits of Matcha Green Tea

  • Mood enhancement
  • Tons of antioxidants to help fight against diseases, oxidative stress, free radicals...you name it!
  • Natural weight loss aid
  • Detoxing agent for your entire body
  • Sugar-free
  • 30% metabolism boost
  • The PUREST form of energy without the jitters or crash!

 

Matcha for Weight Loss

Learning how to fuel your body is the first step toward long-lasting weight loss. Drinking water, avoiding sugar, and working up a sweat are all important pieces of health that I preach on a daily basis. BUT I have recently discovered a new addition to my health regime...Matcha green tea! Below I am going to list the easiest ways to incorporate Matcha into your daily routine!

  • Immediately after waking up, "Bulletproof Style" (organic grass-fed butter, coconut oil, almond milk, matcha, blended)
  • Drink 1 cup  of Matcha before every meal
  • Blended in a protein shake or smoothie
  • Mixing it into healthy Matcha treats

 

Why Does Matcha Help with Weight Loss?

Matcha is a pure and natural energy source, similar to caffeine. The simple benefits to incorporating caffeine into your diet are appetite suppression, increased resting metabolic rate, and calorie burning.

The concentration of EGCG—the superpotent nutrient found in green tea—may be as much as 137 times greater in powdered matcha tea. EGCG can simultaneously boost lipolysis (the breakdown of fat) and block adipogenesis (the formation of new fat cells). One study found that men who drank green tea containing 136 milligrams of EGCG—what you’d find in a single 4-gram serving of matcha—lost twice as much weight than a placebo group and four times as much belly fat over the course of three months.
— http://www.eatthis.com/ways-to-lose-weight-with-tea-kelly-choi

To put it more simply...drink your Matcha if you want to be extremely healthy, shed some extra pounds, and become superhuman! :)


*IMPORTANT* Anti-Aging Benefits

If you didn't already know, oxidation is NOT a good thing. Even though it sounds like Oxygen, this is not something to mess around with. Oxidation is a naturally occurring process that our body goes through as we age. 

Oxidation occurs when molecules within your body lose electrons to electrically-charged molecules of oxygen in your blood stream.
— http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/nutrition/vitamins-minerals/how-do-antioxidants-benefit-me.html

How to Prevent Oxidation...

Eating a diet rich in antioxidants is very important for keeping the level of oxidative stress in your body low...which brings me to my next point! Matcha Green Tea is THE most powerful beverage on the planet. 

I hope you enjoyed reading this post as much as I enjoyed writing it! The benefits to drinking Matcha are endless! Help spread the word about this healthy superfood by clicking the "share" button below! Also, be sure to act fast on changing your health by checking out the products below! :)

~Lauren