Benefits of Matcha
In a show segment that aired January 14, Dr. Oz asked his TV audience: “What if you could boost your immunity, control your stress and lose weight with one simple drink?” His guest, Medicine Hunter Chris Kilham, explained how you can do this with matcha. A matcha tea taste test received an overwhelming thumbs up from the studio audience.
You know the feeling when you are working or studying and are so tired you can barely keep your eyes open to focus on what needs to be done. When I’m really tired, I am past the point of a coffee, as it just makes me jittery and puts me in a weird state of tired alertness. Matcha green tea, on the other hand, wakes me up without the haze and without the jitters. Caffeine is found in both beverages, but matcha and coffee deliver caffeine in different ways, leading to different results!
Varieties of Japanese green tea. Not only can green tea improve brain function in the short term, it may also protect your brain in old age. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases are common neurodegenerative diseases. Multiple studies show that the catechin compounds in green tea can have protective effects on neurons in test tubes and animal models, potentally lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.