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Matcha Tea Research Results

Matcha Tea is high in antioxidants which helps against free radicals that can cause chronic disease.

Determination of catechins in matcha green tea by micellar electrokinetic chromatography: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14518774

The effects of the aqueous extract and residue of Matcha on the antioxidant status and lipid and glucose levels in mice fed a high-fat diet: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26448271

Free Radicals, Antioxidants in Disease and Health: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3614697/

It may help protect the liver.

Matcha, a powdered green tea, ameliorates the progression of renal and hepatic damage in type 2 diabetic OLETF rats: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19735169

The Effect of Green Tea Extract Supplementation on Liver Enzymes in Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4763469/

The effect of green tea intake on risk of liver disease: a meta analysis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4538013/

Matcha Tea may help with brain function due to its properties.

An intervention study on the effect of matcha tea, in drink and snack bar formats, on mood and cognitive performance: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28784536

Green tea consumption affects cognitive dysfunction in the elderly: a pilot study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25268837

Acute effects of caffeine on attention: a comparison of non-consumers and withdrawn consumers: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22992376

Caffeine Enhances Memory Performance in Young Adults during Their Non-optimal Time of Day: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5107567/

The effect of caffeine on cognitive task performance and motor fatigue: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15723227

A double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the effects of caffeine and L-theanine both alone and in combination on cerebral blood flow, cognition and mood: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25761837

L-theanine, a natural constituent in tea, and its effect on mental state: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18296328

One effect of Matcha Tea due to it being high in epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), is it may help prevent cancer.

Green tea extracts decrease carcinogen-induced mammary tumor burden in rats and rate of breast cancer cell proliferation in culture: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11500915/

Green tea polyphenol EGCG sensitizes human prostate carcinoma LNCaP cells to TRAIL-mediated apoptosis and synergistically inhibits biomarkers associated with angiogenesis and metastasis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17998943/

Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) inhibits the migratory behavior of tumor bronchial epithelial cells: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18426555/

Inhibition of liver cancer cell proliferation and migration by a combination of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate and ascorbic acid: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14998086/

There are also studies suggesting that it may help with heart health.

Epidemiology of coronary heart disease and acute coronary syndrome: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4958723/

Green tea intake lowers fasting serum total and LDL cholesterol in adults: a meta-analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21715508

The effects of the aqueous extract and residue of Matcha on the antioxidant status and lipid and glucose levels in mice fed a high-fat diet: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26448271

Influence of green tea and its three major components upon low-density lipoprotein oxidation: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9455677

Catechin intake might explain the inverse relation between tea consumption and ischemic heart disease: the Zutphen Elderly Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11470725

Green and black tea consumption and risk of stroke: a meta-analysisL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19228856

The ingredients of Matcha may also help with weight loss.

Green tea extract ingestion, fat oxidation, and glucose tolerance in healthy humans: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18326618

Effects of encapsulated green tea and Guarana extracts containing a mixture of epigallocatechin-3-gallate and caffeine on 24 h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in men: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16176615

The effects of green tea on weight loss and weight maintenance: a meta-analysis: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19597519

 

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