7 ways matcha green tea helps weight loss

By James Whittle M.S., L.Ac. The 7 Matcha Weight Loss Strategies Matcha weight loss strategies are becoming more popular as people try to lose stubborn fat and as obesity rates are on the rise. 1. Matcha boosts fat metabolism: A study published in the American Journal...

How to Store Matcha Green Tea

Storing matcha is a very important subject for matcha tea connoisseurs and should be well understood to get the most from your matcha. Green teas generally need to be protected from heat, humidity, strong odors, sunlight and artificial light. Matcha connoisseurs...

Matcha and The Brain

Throughout human history plants have been used to achieve physiological effects and changes in order to enhance a biological function or in the case of shamanic ritual, alter perception. Monks in China began using powdered green tea, called matcha by the Japanese,...

Your Brain on Matcha

One of the excellent health benefits of matcha green tea is that it increases alpha brain wave production. Alpha brain waves are associated with feelings of well being and relaxation. For instance, when people swim with dolphins, their brains exhibit more alpha brain...

Green tea powder is not matcha

Matcha tea powder vs Green tea powder Many people confuse green tea powder with matcha green tea. It is important to know that green tea powder and matcha tea are quite different. Take a look at the photo to the right. Green tea powder is on the left and quality...

Matcha Tea and the Calm Mind

Matcha Tea was very popular among the monastics in ancient Japan and China. Prone to meditate for more than eight hours at a time, matcha proved a valuable meditation aid that would assist in keeping the monks clearheaded and calm during intense zazen sessions. Matcha...

Can you absorb your matcha?

Can you absorb your matcha? Matcha green tea has multiple health benefits, but you have to be able to absorb the matcha to get a healthy result. As a health professional, I am trained to understand detailed aspects about a patients digestion. Occasionally I have a...

Matcha Cocoa Coconut Delight

This organic matcha recipe is delicious, try our matcha cocoa coconut delight. Matcha is chock full of antioxidants and the flavor profile of matcha mizes well with cocoa. Matcha and cocoa can be naturally sweetened with raspberry flavored stevia. Coconut milk adds...