The health benefits of matcha tea is the equivalent of drinking 10 glasses of regular tea when it comes to the polyphenols and catechins. Because you are ingesting the whole tea leaf, not just the brewed water.
Renown Cancer Fighting Catechins are Only Found In Green Tea.
The Polyphenol resveratrol can only be found in grapes and certain vegetables.
Matcha is Rich in Chlorophll
This type of tea is good for cleansing the body of toxins. It is rich in Chlorophyll, a renowned detoxifying compound. Chlorophyll, is the pigment which gives leaves their green color, helps to remove heavy metals and chemical toxins from the body.
Because this type of tea is powdered tea and is fully consumed unlike tea leaves which are infused then discarded, and because matcha is shade grown, a process which increases the chlorophyll content in the leaves, matcha tea is a chlorophyll rich food.
EGCGs are found in all green teas, but recent research shows that not all green teas are created equal. This is where Matcha comes in: Studies have shown that the EGCG amount in this green tea is 137 times the amount in normal green tea.
Matcha tea is a good way to get your antioxidants. It is exponentially higher in antioxidants than blueberries and green vegetables.
These teas contain a high amount of antioxidants, chemical compounds known to forestall aging.
Resveratrol muscadine grapes is a proven anti aging compound so with tea and other antioxidants you can slow down the aging process. Antioxidants are found in many fruits and vegetables and even dark chocolate.