Matcha and health
Matcha and alpha state
The combined effect of L-theanine and caffeine (also known as the effect of Zen), changes our brain waves for the alpha state. This pattern of brain waves can be described as a feeling of readiness (vigilance) while relaxing. It is one of the prominent effects of Matcha, recognized and used by Buddhist monks to balance the balance during meditation. For example, coffee stimulates mainly due to the caffeine content and at the same time stimulating effect. In the Matcha this effect is offset by the parallel content of caffeine and L-theanine.
Matcha and stress
Various studies have shown that polyphenols in green tea reach a positive effect on reducing stress and simultaneously improving cognitive function of the brain. The general improvement in the ability to effectively binds metabolic transformations of nutrients in the ATP (adenosine triphosphate) providing more energy and vitality. This in turn reduces stress and is good for the whole body.
Matcha and slimming
Due to the high bioavailability and the natural combination of vital substances, Matcha Ensuring adequate nutrients and thus reduces the appetite. In addition, Matcha virtually has no calories. The rich combination of available biological components provides a better metabolism. In a study published in 1999 investigated the effect of the components of green tea (catechins, polyphenols and caffeine) on the metabolism. Scientists have shown that termogenaza and fat oxidation support or are accelerated, and this may result in faster fat burning and weight reduction. Matcha seems to be very helpful in any diet.
Matcha and immune
A number of scientific publications shows that consumption of green tea has the characteristics of balancing immunity. The organism may again help to control specific T cells that are activated by deregulation of EGCG component. Due to the overall positive effect on the immune system and high in vitamins, Matcha is also very well suited as a preventive drink for flu, colds and infections.
Matcha and detoxification
An extremely high percentage of chlorophyll in Matcha perfectly supports the elimination of toxins. The mechanism is simple and brilliant at the same time: a factor responsible for the green color is absorbed through the intestinal mucosa, collects toxins from their place of storage and transfers them to eliminate does not destroy the liver. In contrast to the detoxification using algae which entails undesirable symptoms such as significant deterioration in the initial state of these symptoms do not appear in the case of the matacha, as the bound toxins to pass through a circulatory system. Other detoxifying action is provided by the catechins. Their antioxidant properties, not only have a positive effect on the redox potential (i.e., the balance between oxidation and downscaling substance), but they also promote the binding of toxin with glucuronic acid in the liver and then the final expulsion help related substances from the body through the kidneys.
Matcha and anti-aging effects
With the acquired knowledge at the moment, it is expected that Matcha can be used in many areas related to aging. Starting from detoxification through improved metabolism and digestion for increased energy and better mental health, green miracle is seen as a universal weapon in the "war" against aging. Green tea has really perpetuated its position in the cosmetics industry. Their ardent admirers have even topical administration in the form of creams and masks. Unfortunately, these products are often chemically modified and combined with other substances, which are not particularly healthy and natural effects leave a lot to be desired.
Matcha and blood pressure
Interestingly, green tea is recommended to control blood pressure and hypotension. Again, a unique combination of ingredients has a stimulating effect and at the same time supports a variety of metabolic processes regulating blood pressure.
Matcha and cardiovascular system
There are impressive study in Japan about this topic.More than 40000 thousand people, between the ages of 40 to 79, were observed for 11 years. This study has showed that the consumption of five or more cups of green tea (equivalent of approximately half a cup of matcha) reduced mortality of cardiovascular disease by 16% among men and 32% among women.
Matcha and the Brain
In 2009, were analyzed nine published studies of stroke among 4378 documented a total of 194,965 people. Analysis related to green tea and its effects on the prevention of stroke. The results showed a marked reduction in the potential risk of stroke (21%) with consumption of three or more cups of green tea per day.
Matcha and the teeth and gingiva
In Japan in 2009 year carried out a health check on 940 men aged 49 to 59 years. The study focused on green tea and periodontitis. The results showed a significant and measurable improvement in periodontal status. (loosening of teeth, reduced bleeding) with moderate consumption of green tea. Matcha also has features to prevent dental caries through fluorowi, who is in it. Another aspect is to improve the flora mucosa in the mouth thanks to Matcha , and by reduction of viruses and microorganisms. Matcha is a proven way to fresk breat
Matcha and digestion
It is a known fact that green tea can "calm down" the entire gastrointestinal tract. Matcha has excellent results especially in diarrheal diseases. Matcha also helps to irritation of the stomach and heartburn. It has an alkaline and neutralizes stomach acids.
Matcha and Cancer
While viewing the literature or research in many languages in Internet it becomes clear that the discussion about cancer in conjunction with green tea is not only frequent, but it is a controversial and emotional topic. Searching for keywords in the "Bible of Classical Medicine" at the National Library of Medicine shows 1647 published studies and work on the subject. One statement can be made without any objections: green tea at the present day has a reputation in the area of cancer prevention. This is not surprising, if one takes into account the diversity of the active substances in Matcha and their interrelated effects. A healthy diet is necessary to maintain all vital functions. Matcha contains a range of ingredients to support the health and the way we consume it means that they can be easily and effortlessly absorbed by the body. Only for this reason, each daily diet should include green tea. Same dose, however, is not as important as consistency and continuation of consuming - as in the case of cleaning the teeth. As stated at the beginning of this chapter, there is an enormous amount of scientific literature on the relationship of cancer prevention and green tea. In 2004, researchers in Japan have found that EGCG present in high concentrations in green tea have the properties of inhibiting the growth of cancer, i.e., bind to the tumor and inhibit its growth.