What is matcha green tea good for?
Matcha is high in a catechin called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate), which is believed to have cancer-fighting effects on the body. Studies have linked green tea to a variety of health benefits, like helping to prevent heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, and even encouraging weight loss.
Is matcha healthier or green tea?
Matcha contains about three times more antioxidants than high quality regular green tea. As such, 2 cups (474 mL) of matcha may provide the same amounts of plant compounds as 20 cups (4.74 liters) of other green teas (3).
What is the difference between OCHA and matcha?
Ocha color is clearer and more greenish yellow. As for matcha, the color is darker. Even with the texture when brewed, the water is thicker than the ocha brewed water. Since the process is twice as complicated, matcha is more expensive than ocha.
What time of day should you drink matcha tea?
Morning. Arguably the best time to drink Matcha is right after you get up or before you leave for work. Matcha provides an excellent caffeine boost and helps you stay alert. It is great to have with breakfast so you start your day feeling energised.
What do the Japanese call green tea?
Ryokucha – 緑茶 – The Japanese word for green tea.
Do Japanese drink matcha everyday?
That may seem like a lot until you learn that many Japanese people consume several cups of matcha tea daily, and use it in a wide variety of foods as well.
What happens if I drink matcha tea everyday?
Possible side effects of matcha Matcha doesn’t appear to cause significant side effects when consumed in moderation, but high doses providing large amounts of caffeine may cause headaches, diarrhea, insomnia, and irritability.
What is matcha green tea?
Matcha is a type of powdered green tea grown in the shade like gyokuro and which is traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony. These days, it is not uncommon to see it used in untraditional ways such as in matcha lattes and other green tea recipes. It is highly valued for it’s rich supply of antioxidants and green tea benefits.
Where does all o-cha get its green tea?
All O-Cha.com green tea & matchta are freshly packaged and delivered to us daily from growers in various tea-growing districts of Japan, as we order them, and are then shipped directly from Japan to our customers worldwide within a very short time frame.
Can you deliver green tea or matcha outside of Japan?
No vendor located outside of Japan can deliver fresher green tea or matcha to overseas customers than we can.
What is the difference between matcha and powdered sencha?
Not to be confused with powdered sencha, matcha comes in large variety of quality grades – from lower, food grade “matcha” (often used in matcha lattes and smoothies) all the way up to ultra high quality ceremonial grade matcha – the kind we sell here at O-Cha.com.