Aids in Weight Loss Drinking Matcha Green Tea has been shown to increase metabolism and help the body burn fat about four times faster than average. Unlike many weight loss supplements currently on the market, Matcha has no negative side effects such as high blood pressure and increased heart rate. Improves Cholesterol It is not entirely clear how Matcha has a positive effect on cholesterol, but studies conducted on different populations have revealed that those that drink Matcha Green Tea on a regular basis have high levels of good cholesterol (HDL) and low level of bad cholesterol (LDL). Fortifies the Immune System The Catechins in Matcha Tea has been shown to have antibiotic properties which promote the overall health. Additionally a bowl of Matcha Green Tea has been shown to provide substantial amount of Proteins, Iron, Calcium, Vitamins A & C, and Potassium. Further, studies have suggested that nutrients found in this tea have the capability of inhibiting attacks of HIV on human T-cells. Memory and Concentration Boosting One of the side effects of L-Theanine is production of serotonin and dopamine. These chemicals serve the purpose of mood enhancement, improve memory, and promote better concentration which is of benefit to everyone.