We HealthyMammas LOVE our matcha tea! It’s my favorite morning ritual…and afternoon ritual on most days…I’m actually having a matcha latte as I type this. It wakes me up and gives me sustained energy without giving me the “coffee jitters” and without the “crash” that follows a few hours after I drink coffee.
Matcha is a form of green tea, but it’s more potent than regular green tea because the tea leaves are ground into a powder form. The health benefits of matcha tea exceed those of green tea because when you drink matcha you ingest the whole leaf, not just the brewed water. One glass of matcha is the equivalent of 10 glasses of green tea in terms of its nutritional value and antioxidant content. Besides tasting wonderful, matcha benefits your body in many ways because it contains the following: