From macho to matcha: tasty, healthy, confident
How to use Matcha
Matcha, a plant from Japan, can be used in many ways. Matcha is especially used for green Matcha tea. Japanese Matcha tea has a very full and rich taste which is appreciated by many tea lovers.
Besides tea you can also make a Matcha latte. Did you know that there is also such a thing as Matcha powder? In short: the applications of Matcha are numerous. Yet the production of Matcha tea is surprisingly difficult.
The Matcha plantWhen you think of Matcha you think of Japanese Matcha. From this country the plant originates. The Latin name for the Matcha plant is Camellia Sinensis. The leaves of this special plant are ground to a powder. From this powder Matcha green tea powder is made. Like the dish, preparing the Japanese Matcha tea is quite difficult. Drinking it is much easier and provides welcome relaxation.
What is Chlorophyll?Chlorophyll is the substance in organic Matcha that gives the leaves their dark green colour. The substance is an essential amino acid. Besides amino acids Japanese Matcha green tea powder also contains vitamins and minerals as well as a lot of antioxidants. Did you know that there is also caffeine in Matcha herbs? Caffeine? Yes it is. That means you can also use Matcha powder in the tea to replace coffee or cola in the early morning.
Matcha powder tea accessoriesYou can order Matcha powder at wholesale at Vehgro, but Vehgro has more than just Matcha powder. We also have 100% natural Matcha superfood drinks and accessories to enrich your Matcha experience. Matcha bowls, bamboo beaters and bamboo spoons are also available. The Matcha gift box is a fitting gift for a friend or special acquaintance who is a true lover of exotic teas.
The healthfulness of Matcha tea
The Japanese green tea powder is extremely healthy. The powder is rich in polyphenols. These are antioxidants that protect the body against free radicals. Free radicals, in turn, are molecules that cause damage to your body cells if they are not properly regulated.
Free radicals also tackle hostile bacteria, however, so your body definitely needs them. The polyphenols in Matcha, ensure that the polyphenols are put to good use.
Matcha and losing weight?
Buy Matcha tea or order Matcha? Another reason to buy it: Matcha is used to lose weight. How so? It is not so much the Matcha that helps you lose weight, it is the fact that Matcha can take away the feeling of hunger. Moreover Matcha powder is a healthy alternative for thirst quenchers like sugary sodas.
After consuming a meal the blood sugar level in the body will increase. This causes insulin to be produced, unnecessary glucose is converted into fat.
The antioxidant in the form of a carbohydrate is the most important.
The antioxidant L-thealine
Matcha contains besides polyphenols also L-thealine. This is an amino acid that has a calming effect on the brain. That is why Matcha tea is often drunk to calm down. This unique great tea will make you less prone to stress.
Matcha and its many benefits
Matcha has, as mentioned above, several advantages. First of all it tastes good - tea that does not taste good Vehgro would not dare to recommend you. Matcha has more to offer than just taste. Matcha helps you to be less stress sensitive and you can relax with a cup of tea at the kitchen table. Matcha contains caffeine, so it will make you feel nice and awake, especially in the morning. Matcha also takes away cravings.
Does Matcha have any disadvantages?
Matcha has mainly advantages. There are also some disadvantages, but they are small. The fact that Matcha contains caffeine is both a plus and a minus. It means that it makes you feel bright and fit, but also that it makes you hyper if you use it too much.
So you should never drink too many cups of Matcha tea in a row, as this will have a bad result on your energy balance and sleep. Caffeine can also cause an energy dip.