Gluten free Shanghai is a group that supports coeliacs or are gluten intolerant. They help them choose the right kinds of food to eat that will not make their condition worse. Matcha is one of the beneficial things for people with such conditions.
Matcha Green Tea is finely ground powder usually used to make green tea. It is popular in Japan and China. The powder is obtained by crushing the leaves which are dried then de-stemmed and de-veined. Matcha tea is prepared by sifting a teaspoon of the powder into a cup, adding hot water to the cup and whisking the mixture until it is frothy.
Apart from making tea, matcha can also be used as an ingredient in ice cream, yogurt and food. It has many health benefits including:
– Boosts the immune system due to presence of antioxidants
– Lowers cholesterol
– Detoxifies the body
– Improves mood and concentration
– Relaxes the body
– Contains magnesium, vitamin c, chromium and selenium which are beneficial to the body