Matcha and SMARTfx MATCHA Raspberry Green Tea
It’s the New Year, which means it’s the perfect time to create a positive change in your life. Now is the time to take control of your health, by eating and drinking healthy. If you are searching for a healthier alternative beverage, try the SMARTfx MATCHA Raspberry Green Tea!
Matcha is a special type of powdered green tea that is grown and produced in China. The green tea leaves are shaded from the sun increasing the chlorophyll content, creating a green colour. The leaves are then ground to create a fine powder.
According to studies documented by American Physiological Society, there are numerous health benefits of matcha green tea. Matcha contains high concentrations of EGCG, which has been shown to increase the rate of burning stored fat as energy as well as decreasing the formation of new fat cells. Other studies have shown that catechins in Matcha can increase the rate of calories burned by the body.
Nutritionist and registered dietitian Cynthia Sass writes that Matcha is rich in antioxidants, which help in protecting against heart disease and cancer. It also betters blood sugar regulation and assists in anti-aging (March 2015 article for health.com).
According to the George Mateljan Foundation, raspberries are considered to be the world’s healthiest foods as they are high in antioxidants, phytonutrients and Vitamin C. Vitamin C and antioxidants like phenols help the immune system function and delay aging process of the body.
The SMARTfx MATCHA Raspberry Green Tea is a light refreshing beverage for health conscious individuals.
Article by Hina Palan, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, based on publicly available website information and printed materials. (These statements are for educational purposes only without any medical claims.)