Matcha benefits for skin
“Oxidation of the body” is one of the causes of illness and aging. When the human body comes into contact with oxygen, it oxidizes more and more.
The antioxidant activity that we have peaks in our twenties and gradually decreases, so it is important for health and beautiful skin to eat a diet that has antioxidant activity.
And Japanese green tea has an antioxidant effect. Matcha green tea is especially effective among Japanese green teas.
Catechin, the main component of Japanese green tea, has more antioxidant properties than vitamin C. It is also one of the polyphenols that helps prevent arteriosclerosis and cerebral infarction.
The antioxidant power of catechin is said to be 10 times that of vitamin E and 80 times that of vitamin C.
As a nutritional science, taking water-soluble vitamin C at the same time as catechin suppresses melanin pigments, has a synergistic effect, and is effective for skin beautification.
・ Vitamin A, which keeps the mucous membranes of the eyes and skin healthy
・ Vitamin B, which strengthens the antioxidant effect of lipids,
・ Vitamin K, which is important for maintaining bone health, etc.
Since these can be taken together, they contain interacting vitamins.
Catechin, vitamins A, C, E, flavonoids, etc., which are components of Japanese green tea, have antioxidant effects that stop the action of active oxygen.
The reason why Matcha Green tea is good for beautiful skin is that it is rich in these ingredients, and because it is in powder form, you can drink whole water-soluble and fat-soluble ingredients, so you can take in all the nutrients, so it has a beautiful skin effect. there is.
Matcha benefits for hair
A typical ingredient of Matcha Green tea is catechin, which is good for the body such as antioxidative action and suppression of blood pressure rise, so it also has anti-aging effect and is highly recommended for the scalp.
It also has a high zinc content, which helps to produce hair from protein.
Zinc is also a necessary nutrient for those who suffer from thinning hair and hair quality.
Vitamin A and Vitamin B2 promote metabolism and promote blood circulation, Vitamin C has a role to support the production of collagen that makes women happy, and Vitamin E has antioxidant and blood circulation promoting effects. Because it is there, you can keep youthful and get good nutrition for hair care.
Of course, since it also contains high-quality dietary fiber, it helps to improve the intestinal environment, and as a result, it also has the effect of boosting immunity, which is good for hair care.
Matcha benefits for weight loss
Matcha Green tea blocks oil absorption.
During the transfer from the stomach to the small intestine, the ingested oil is emulsified by bile and decomposed into fatty acids and glycerin by enzymes contained in the pancreatic fluid, so that it can be absorbed in the small intestine.
Matcha Green tea catechins stop bile emulsification and reduce digestion and absorption.
The dietary fiber that is an ingredient of Matcha Green tea moves the intestines.
The dietary fiber of Matcha Green tea promotes intestinal peristalsis.
Since Matcha Green tea is made from soft leaves, the dietary fiber content as green tea leaves is low, but since you drink whole green tea leaves, the amount of dietary fiber per cup is overwhelmingly high.
* One cup of matcha is equivalent to 35g of sweet potato.
Matcha Green tea makes fat easier to burn.
When caffeine is consumed with Matcha Green tea, visceral fat is preferentially used.
Catechin also has the effect of promoting the burning of visceral fat and subcutaneous fat.
After drinking Matcha Green tea, it becomes easier to burn fat, so it is more effective to increase the amount of exercise such as walking fast or using stairs daily.