Green Tea

Green Tea
Green Tea

Green tea is a healthy dose of caffeine, without the added sugar or milk that so often goes with our brewed cups of coffee. One serving of matcha green tea powder, on the other hand, is about the equivalent of ten cups of brewed green tea. A detoxifier, energy booster, and calorie burner, matcha has long been used for its antioxidant powers. It also works to calm and relax, so if you're stressing, have yoruself a healthy helping of matcha.

Long celebrated for its antioxidant powers, green tea contains catechins (specifically EGCG) - a powerful flavonoid that has been specifically linked to cancer prevention. These unique catechins are great for brain health and overall vitality. Green tea also aids in detoxification due to it’s chlorophyll content. It is also a gentle pick-me-up with lower levels of caffeine. It’s theanine content has been studied as a supplement for relaxation and concentration. After steeping green tea, allow it to cool before adding it to your NutriBlast. This makes a great antioxidant pick-me up when you want to switch up your liquids!

“Matcha” is a Japanese word for “fine powder tea.” It contains at least three times more antioxidants than a regular green tea (and up to 137 times more). Its biggest selling point is the powerful antioxidant load, especially its unique catechins that are great for brain health and overall vitality. Green tea also aids in detoxification due to it’s chlorophyll content. It is also a gentle pick-me-up with lower levels of caffeine. It’s theanine content has been studied as a supplement for relaxation and concentration.

Selection Process

The more processed the tea is, the less catechins it has. For example, instant and pre-bottled green teas are shown to contain 12 milligrams of catechins, flavored green teas have 43 milligrams, and decaffeinated has 56 milligrams, while regular green tea contains nearly double, 127 milligrams of catechins. Buy organic if possible and store tea in a dark, dry place (not in the refrigerator).

Concentrated matcha tea powder can be found in most health food stores. Buy organic to avoid artificial pesticides, herbicides, and chemicals. Prepare using ingredients on matcha tea package. Make sure your matcha is organically sourced and from Japan.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup (245.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 2.5

% Daily Value*

Total fat 0.0g 0.0%

Sodium 2.5mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 0.0g 0.0%

Protein 0.4g

Calcium 0.0% Iron 0.3%
Phosphorus 0.0% Magnesium 0.6%
Zinc 0.2% Copper 0.5%
Manganese 26.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.