How Can Matcha Green Tea Powder Help You Lose Weight and Speed Up Your Metabolis

Posted by Matcha Samurai on December 2nd, 2021

You’ve probably heard that drinking matcha green tea powder in NZ can help you lose weight. The good news: This is true. In fact, matcha is not just good for weight loss and boosting your metabolism, it also offers many other health benefits. And it only three calories per serving, it’s really the perfect drink for the calorie-conscious. 

It’s all about EGCG

Did you know that matcha contains a lot of Epigallocatechin Gallate or EGCG, which is known to speed up metabolism while reducing inflammation? This means that when you drink matcha green tea powder in NZ, you’re losing weight even when you’re doing nothing.

EGCG is a plant-based polyphenol with super-powerful antioxidants. It’s the reason why matcha drinks can help you shed body fat and stay energised all day.

A randomised trial of 115 participants with central obesity showed that those who received high doses of matcha green tea extracts for three months showed much more significant weight loss, decreased levels of cholesterol, and reduced waist circumference than those who did not. Many studies also show that EGCG can stimulate the genes that break down fat, making it extremely beneficial for battling obesity.

It’s also worth noting that matcha green tea with caffeine has been shown to significantly lower body mass index, weight circumference, and body weight compared to decaffeinated green tea. Why? Because the decaffeination process dramatically reduces the amount of antioxidants and flavanols that aid the body in weight management.

Consuming matcha green tea can also increase thermogenesis (the rate of calorie burn) from 8% to as much as 43% of energy expenditure daily.

Cut those cravings

Aside from burning fat, EGCG reduces inflammation, too. This ultimately helps reduce your cravings for snacks between meals. The EGCG in matcha makes the gut healthier, allowing it to selectively allow only nutrients and healthy fats to go through. You feel satisfied after drinking matcha, so your cravings are controlled.

What’s more, matcha green tea powder in NZ can help regulate your body’s production of leptin; the hormone your body releases when it’s hungry. If you want to fill full longer and ensure that this hormone the sentry rates head at inappropriate times, make it a habit to drink a cup of matcha a day to keep it at bay.

Finally, matcha contains a lot of L-theanine that regulates and controls the production of cortisol (stress hormones). Drinking a cup can help boost your overall happiness, making it so much easier to make better choices that ultimately help you lose weight— sticking to your fitness routine to eating better in general. 

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Matcha Samurai is an online platform which offers matcha green tea, organic Japanese green tea, ceremonial matcha green tea and culinary grade matcha green tea powder. Matcha green tea has been a part of Japanese culture for hundreds of years. Matcha Green tea is a premium Japanese tea with natural detoxifier and energy boosters which is very beneficial for a mind & body.

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