If you’ve walked into a Starbucks, you might have noticed matcha drinks on the menu. Matcha is a powder from green tea leaves, which are specially grown and processed. While people have enjoyed matcha for centuries, it’s made a quite an impact in the States these past few years. There are several benefits of matcha and reasons why you should try it.
Matcha provides protection for the liver.
“One study gave diabetic rats matcha for 16 weeks and found that it helped prevent damage to both the kidneys and liver.” – Healthline
Matcha helps ward off cancer.
“Test-tube and animal studies have found that the compounds in matcha may inhibit the growth of cancer cells.” – Healthline
Matcha fights hear disease.
“Studies show that green tea and matcha can decrease several heart disease risk factors.” – Healthline
There are several other benefits of matcha and even more reasons why you should give it a try. We hope you’ve enjoyed this post. If you do try matcha, be sure to take a picture and tag us when you post it. Before you go, check out our previous blog post.