MATCHA – POLYPHENOLS
The Polyphenols found in green tea are more commonly known as flavanoids or catechins. One of the main catechins is a rich antioxidant called Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). EGCG is 100 times more effective than Vitamin C and 25 times more effective than Vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA from free radical damage linked to many diseases. This antioxidant has twice the benefits of Resveratrol, a polyphenol found in red wine, that is also known to limit the negative effects of smoking and a fatty diet.
It protects against infections, Cancer, HIV, Heart problems, Liver disease, Radiation and Ageing.
One cup of matcha is the equivalent in nutritional values and antioxydants of 10 cups or regular green tea because the leaf is consumed not just steeped. It is proven healthy alternative to coffee and other warm drinks. Also matcha powder is used as an ingredient in various kinds of foods.
Japanese Matcha vs Chinese matcha
In Japan the tea is steamed and then it is air-dried, which locks the young tea leaves bright green color keeps its sweet vegetal flavor. Only about 2% of the matcha green tea produced in Japan export to world.
In China green tea is dried by pan-frying in order to stop oxidation, by this process ferments the tea lightly and leads to change its color and flavor. 98% matcha green tea export to world by China online.
Japanese matcha green tea is rich in antioxidant which helps in absorption of cholesterol in the intestinal tract and help in excretion of cholesterol.
China matcha green tea has less antioxidant due to its process of obtaining leaves.China matcha green tea has less antioxidant due to its
|Nutrient||Per 1g Matcha|
|Total Amino Acids||34mg|
|Vitamin A||291 units|
The miraculous health benefits of Matcha Green Tea are:
How to Prepare Matcha Tea
Add only 1 gm or 1/4 tsp of organic matcha powder to your cup.
Boil 1/3 cup of water to 70 - 80o C and add to the cup.
Hold the cup and Whisk / Stir vigorously in a zig zag motion until it creates a frothy, bright green, nourishing beverage.
Consume immediately to its absoluteness.
Matcha Brewing Suggestion…
To Avoid bitter taste Make sure that the : 1. Water is not too normal. 2. Quantity of matcha limited to 1/4 tsp. 3. Matcha needs to be whisked / blended until a thick froth with many tiny bubbles has been achieved.