Thinking of giving up coffee, but afraid your body will miss the added — okay, supercharged — boost of energy? Fear, not! There are plenty of other ways for your body to receive its morning pick-me-up. One of our favorites? Matcha. Matcha is a special type of green tea that has been around for centuries and used in Asian cultures to heal, protect, energize, and more.
Ready to make the switch from coffee to matcha? We share all the reasons why, up ahead.
1. Matcha is naturally anti-aging
If you’re looking for a way to anti-age your skin from the inside out, look no further than ceremonial grade matcha. According to Matcha Source, one cup of matcha tea equals 10 cups of regular green tea — making it one of the most antioxidant-rich foods available. When it comes to anti-aging, antioxidants are a key player in ensuring your body doesn’t age prematurely. They single handedly protect the body from aging free radicals, pollution, and more.