From bubble tea to cheesecake to ice-creams, it is everywhere. But is matcha worth the hype?
Matcha powder is made up of compressed green tea leaves after deveining and stone grinding. The results are sweeter than green tea. This green powder is said to be better than the regular green tea as it is derived from whole tea leaves. These leaves are high in a catechin called EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate) which is an important antioxidant for the body. It is believed to have cancer-fighting effects. Protecting cells from damaging, flushing out toxins, improving attention and concentration are some of the other health benefits of matcha green tea.
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June - July 2019