GREEN FOODS - Organic Matcha Green Tea - 5.5 oz. (156 g)

Product Description

Green tea is prized for its delicate flavor and sweet scent, and our ceremonial-grade matcha is no exception. Organically grown and hand-picked in its native Japan, this matcha is specially cultivated to achieve a bright green color, velvety soft texture, and the ultimate in both taste and aroma.

What is Green Foods Matcha?

Matcha comes from the Japanese words for cha, meaning tea, and ma, which means powder. This stunningly green powdered tea can be traced back to as early as 2700 B.C., when Chinese Emperor Shen Nong first popularized the custom of tea drinking. From there, green tea spread to Japan, where the practice evolved into a fascinating ritual and an integral part of health and wellness practices. Today, green tea — and matcha specifically — is treasured over the world for its dynamic properties, many of which are now supported by science, as well as its phenomenal taste.

Whereas many green teas contain only parts of the tea leaf, our matcha makes use of the entire leaf. Each plant is cultivated by local farmers in Japan, who take great pride in cultivating their crops using traditional methods that date back more than eight centuries. The plants are protected from sunlight, a practice that further boosts the tea’s chlorophyll levels, and the leaves are picked by hand, with coarse fibers, stems, and other debris quickly discarded.

As the leaves are meticulously sorted, they’re also separated into grades. The prized “ceremonial grade” is reserved for the youngest and highest quality leaves. Those leaves are then ground using a stone mill until a uniquely shaped powder molecule emerges.

The result? A mild, smooth, refined product that’s a pleasure to consume.

Green Foods Matcha May Help:

• Support weight control
• Eliminate toxins
• Improve digestion
• Fight off the aging effects of free radicals
• Boost memory
• Lower blood pressure
• Calm the mind and spirit

How to Use Matcha

Matcha is primarily used as a tea, and each cup is imbued with life giving compounds that are simultaneously soothing and invigorating. For maximum benefit and taste, mix 5 grams (about 2 teaspoons) into 6-8 ounces of cold or hot water and sip with a smile.

Matcha May Help:

• Antioxidants: One serving of our matcha green tea provides a wealth of antioxidants that protect the body against damaging free radicals, potentially strengthening your immune system in the process. Matcha is also the only source of a catechin called EGCG that may help minimize your risk for everything from inflammation to cancer.

• L-Theanine: This amino acid, which appears to act on neurotransmitters, is known for its ability to relax the mind and improve cognition, sleep, and mood. Rest and destress with a cup of matcha in the afternoon, use it to help focus on demanding mental tasks, or take inspiration from Buddhist monks and use it in support of your daily meditation.

• Chlorophyll: Soak in this whole-leaf source of high-quality chlorophyll — Mother Nature’s prescription for detox — and support your body’s innate mechanisms for eliminating harmful chemicals, heavy metals, and carcinogens, slowing down the growth of bacteria, and reducing inflammation.

Package Description: 5.5 oz. (156 g)

Serving Size: 2 Teaspoon (5 g)

Number of Servings: 31

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 teaspoons (5 g)
Serving Per Container: 31
  Amount Per Serving %Daily Value*
Calories 17  
Total Fat < 1 g < 1%
Saturated Fat < 1 g < 1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg < 1%
Total Carbohydrate 4 g 1%
Dietary Fiber < 1 g < 1%
Total Sugars < 1 g
Protein < 1 g < 1%
Vitamin D 0 mg 0%
Calcium 6 mg 1%
Iron 0.1 mg 1%
Potassium 1 mg < 1%
Theine (Tea Caffeine) 25 mg
Total Catechins 179 mg
Total Amino Acids 16 mg
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
†Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Organic brown rice solids, 100% organic matcha green tea from Japan.

Does not contain: Added sugar, salt, coloring or fillers & is free of animal products, soy, wheat, yeast, corn & genetically modified organisms (GMO).

Mix 2 teaspoon (5 g) in 6 oz of cold or hot water to enjoy a delicious and nutritious beverage. Be creative - make you own matcha latte, smoothie, iced tea, ice cream, and pudding.

Store in a cool, dry location with lid tightly closed.


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