Green Tea Matcha: 10 Reasons Why You Oughtta Try it (By laurenfaggella7; 2.15 2017)

1. Delivers powerful dose of antioxidants

Powdered form of early green tea (leaves) i.e., matcha, boast a greater concentration of several of green tea’s components, most notably EGCG, which is the antioxidant-rich, phytochemical that has been the topic of intense research of its protective activity against cancer, heart disease, liver disease, and even viruses. “What is exciting about green tea/EGCG is its multiple, whole body health benefits and complementary mechanisms of activity,” says Certified Nutrition Consultant & Educator Cathy Cohn, founder of Better Living Through Nutrition.