Koko Riko’s matcha green tea is full of benefits.
L-theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves that helps with relaxation without becoming drowsy. Even better, many studies have suggested that L-Theanine boosts concentration and increases cognitive performance.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG)
EGCG (pfew thank goodness they abbreviated that one) is one of the most important antioxidants found in matcha and is thought to reduce inflammation, aid weight loss and help prevent heart and brain disease, as well as potentially even prevents cancer cell growth and protects the cells from DNA damage.
So how does matcha help with weight loss?
Matcha is said to boost your metabolism and burn fat by increasing your thermogenesis (what’s up with these difficult words).
Matcha is healthy, super healthy, but… there is one big but. To benefit from all the health benefits it is crucial that you prepare matcha the right way. That is why we advise you to check out our tea sets here.