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WHAT IS MATCHA? 

MATCHA COMES FROM YOUNG SHADE-GROWN GREEN TEA BUDS. THESE TENDER LEAVES ARE HANDPICKED, PROCESSED, AND THEN STONE-GROUND INTO A FINE POWDER. BECAUSE THE WHOLE LEAF IS INGESTED, MATCHA CONTAINS NUMEROUS HEALTH BENEFITS ABOVE AND BEYOND THAT OF BREWED GREEN TEA. ON A NUTRIENT-BASIS, A 2-GRAM SERVING OF MATCHA PROVIDES THE EQUIVALENT OF 10 CUPS OF GREEN TEA!
 


ANTIOXIDANTS
MATCHA IS VERY RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, WHICH ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP FREE RADICALS IN THE BODY. THE MOST IMPORTANT AND POTENT OF THESE IS EGCG (EPIGALLOCATECHIN-3-GALLATE), WHICH IS NOT FOUND IN OTHER FOODS AND HAS POWERFUL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-CARCINOGENIC BENEFITS.
 


CALM FOCUSED ENERGY
EACH 2-GRAM SERVING OF MATCHA CONTAINS ABOUT TWO-THIRDS THE AMOUNT OF CAFFEINE AS A CUP OF COFFEE. HOWEVER, THE CAFFEINE MOLECULES BIND TO THE OTHER NUTRIENTS IN MATCHA, RESULTING IN SLOWER RELEASE OF ENERGY COMPARED TO COFFEE. FURTHERMORE, GREEN TEA CONTAINS L-THEANINE, A RARE AMINO ACID THAT PROMOTES CALM AND RELAXATION. TAKEN TOGETHER, CONSUMING MATCHA RESULTS IN A CALM AND FOCUSED ENERGY THAT IS SUSTAINED OVER SEVERAL HOURS.