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If you are a coffee lover(addict) like me, you probably wondering seeing the title, why?! why on earth would you want to replace your coffee with Matcha latter/tea. Well, since you know and I know that you know, we have occasional moments when we don’t feel our best after having a coffee.
Keep reading, I will crack the secret of your love (coffee), why you feel the way you do and it’s better alternative Matcha.
Well, first of all, your body doesn’t lie. Yes, you feel headache, dizzy, insomnia, restless all these emotions and feelings are not a coincidence. According to health coach Maranda Elkin, “Caffeine increases stimulation in the adrenal glands and can amplify stress levels throughout the day.” So if you need an energy and mood boost in the second half of a day to finish your remaining workload you might end up intaking for caffeine. But then you might feel uneasy or nervous after having it or afterwards.
Such uneasiness and disassociated feeling is because of the way it affects the brain. You become more vulnerable if you are sleep deprived.
Now, Lets come to the Matcha and why I have been explaining all your overlooked consequences of your favourite elixir, coffee.
1.Alike coffee, matcha contains caffeine too. But it won’t give you any jittering feeling, rather it will leave you in a calming state afterwards. Because it has L-Theanine, an amino acid which helps your body to process the caffeine differently and as well as it helps to improve your focus and concentration.
2. Matcha is great for boosting metabolism and keeping your diet in check. It helps to burn the calories and keep you fit.
3. Antioxidants. Yes, it has ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) which is considered the best source of antioxidant against your skin and aging problem. Besides, it is full of catechins, flavonoids, and polyphenols. Especially the mighty epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which is a great property to fight against Cancer.
4. Matcha contains fiber and nutrients as such chlorophyll, vitamin A and vitamin C which, coffee doesn’t
5. Matcha is great for your oral hygiene too. It prevents the bacteria which causes plaque and giving better and fresh breath.