Switch your Morning Coffee for healthy Matcha Tea?
If you’re looking for a Caffeine-Free boost of energy, look no further than Matcha Tea. Not only will it give you a boost a recent study found that Matcha tea helped drinkers improve their physical endurance by 24%.
According to Antioxidant research (Brunswick Labs) Matcha Tea far surpasses ‘Superfoods’ such as Goji Berries, Pomegranate, Blueberries, Acai Berries, Broccoli & Spinach when it comes to it’s dose of antioxidants. ‘Using the testing method known as ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity), experts at Tufts University discovered that matcha possesses an amazing twenty times more so than pomegranates or blueberries. Matchas ORAC rating is a mighty 1573 units per gram, compared to pomegranates 105 units per gram or blueberries 93 units.’ source
3 benefits of Matcha Tea
- Powerful Antioxidant - Green Tea is a popular ‘go to’ antioxidant tea, but according to ‘Matcha Source’ you’d need to drink at least 10 cups of brewed Green Tea to match the potency found in one serving of Matcha Tea. Antioxidants help the body prevent ageing, chronic disease. They give the body support in the fight against infections and disease.
- Weight loss - Support with weight loss Matcha Tea boosts metabolism and burns fat. A recent study suggested that Matcha Tea can help you burn calories by four times while putting no stress on the body
- Oh, and it’s Caffeine Free - While there are some health benefits from consuming Caffeine (improved memory function and greater levels of alertness) It has some side effects one being that it triggers a release of adrenaline, which can put you into ‘fight or flight’ mode. Caffeine can also raise your blood pressure, make you feel anxious and stressed.
What's available in store?
At Apothecary 27, we stock a range of Matcha Tea from Teapigs. Their range comes in either a tin or handy Sachets ( perfect for popping into your handbag or pocket).
They also have a Mint flavour blended with pure peppermint leaves which gives a delicious combination.
Pick up your Matcha Tea at Apothecary 27 71-73 Weyhill, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 1H