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L-theanine in Matcha: Your Questions Answered

Matcha green tea possesses energizing properties and offers heaps of health benefits. It contains the amino acid, L-theanine, which gives matcha its sweet notes and has some potentially nice side benefits. L-theanine fosters a state of calm in combination with the natural caffeine in matcha that offers a sustained period of powerful energy without the crash. This …

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Ways that Green Tea is Good for Gut Health (science-backed)

Green tea’s health properties have been known for centuries. The relatively recent scientific and public attention on gut health also finds green tea benefits are abundant. Among other good things, green tea can stimulate the metabolism, improve dental health and hair health, keep away bad bacteria, and may even have some connection with cancer prevention. …

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Is Matcha Good for Your Teeth? Science says “yes”

While coffee may irritate and stain teeth, green tea, especially matcha, actually offers benefits for your dental health. Matcha has beneficial ingredients, doesn’t stain if you brush normally, and can be added to other foods to enhance their benefits. Dental benefits are one more reason to love matcha. And this isn’t a load of fluff; …

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Is It Safe to Drink Matcha While Pregnant?

Matcha offers many health benefits, such as abundant antioxidants and vitamins, but is it safe for pregnant women, both during and after pregnancy? Generally, yes, it’s “safe,” (a subjective term, of course) for pregnant women to have up to 2 servings/cups of matcha per day. And even twice that (or more, depending on the amount) …

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