CATECHINS: The most beneficial antioxidant: 25 to 100 times more potent than Vitamin C& E.
EGCG: The Most powerful among Catechin subclasses; responsible for green tea's long list of health benefits.
L-Theanine: A natural relaxant almost exclusively found in green tea leaves. Stimulates the production of alpha waves in the brain, associated with relaxation and mental alertness. Doesn't cause drowsiness.
Green Tea Health Benefits
Add green tea powder to your diet and improve your physical, mental, and brain health!
Nutritional difference in Green Tea comes from growing environment and product manufacturing process. The following list contains Japanese green teas. Chinese green tea, such as Gun Powder, is not included. Generally speaking, Sencha, least processed green tea, has the highest amount of Catechin antioxidants among all the green teas, including Chinese green tea.
Other nutritions naturally occur in green tea leaf: Fiber, B-Carotene, Chlorophyll, Flavonoid, L-Theanine, Vitamin U, Saponin, Selenium, Calcium, Fluoride, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc
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