Matcha tea is the new trend in town. This green goodness is taking over with almost 16 million Google search results and a million Insta references. Moreover, celebs are obsessed with it. Especially with the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Ashley Olsen. Gwyneth Paltrow sips it hot with milk, while Ashley Olsen prefers the smoothie version. It’s like matcha mania in the health verse!
But wait, is this tea really worth the hype? We promise to spill the tea (pun intended!).

Does matcha have health benefits?

 
 
 
 
 
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The answer is yes. If you’re looking to shed some pounds, matcha can be your wingman. It has thermogenic properties, which means it helps burn fat and gives you an energy boost. Plus, it curbs your appetite, so no more uncontrollable munching sessions! Matcha is like the superhero of antioxidants. Some even say a glass of this green wonder equals ten glasses of regular green tea! It’s got loads of vitamins, minerals, and those fancy-sounding catechins that fight off bad stuff in your body.

But wait, there’s more! Need to chillax and find your inner Zen? Matcha’s got your back! Zen monks drank it during their meditations, and now you can too. It’s like a relaxation potion without the drowsiness. The secret is L-theanine, an amino acid that keeps you calm and collected while the caffeine gives you a gentle pep talk.

How can you consume matcha?

 
 
 
 
 
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Most types come as a fine green powder that you mix with water. Just don’t go overboard, okay? Six cups a day max (four if caffeine makes you jittery). Moderation is key. And hold up, matcha isn’t just for sipping. You can cook with it too! People are going bonkers for matcha recipes – cakes, soups, you name it! It’s like a culinary adventure with this superfood.
Before you go matcha-crazy, though, a word of caution. If you have heart issues, kidney problems, or stomach ulcers, check in with your doc first.

So, if you’re planning to try matcha or already have, let us know your favourite way to use matcha in the comments!