What is Green Matcha Tea and what are the health benefits? Matcha Tea is a special kind of green powdered tea that has been traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies for over 800 years. Matcha contains an amino acid called L-theanine. L-theanine is an amino acid that helps relax the brain, blood vessels and muscles. It can also help lower blood pressure and enhance a sense of wellbeing by stimulating brain waves associated with the feelings of happiness and relaxation.
How much protein do you need? Good question. Well, it depends. How active are you? How inflamed are you? ‘Protein requirement in healthy young and old individuals is traditionally defined as the lowest protein intake sufficient to achieve neutral body protein balance. This concept, however, cannot be applied to those conditions characterised by unavoidable protein catabolism [breakdown] despite optimal nutrition, such as inactivity and diseases associated with systemic inflam