What’s in the infographic, and how is it set up? Here’s a sample.
It contains all the pertinent stuff about matcha’s origins, its health benefits, how it compares to regular green tea and other superfoods, the basic matcha teaware components, and explains how to prepare a cup quickly and easily. There’s a final section about how matcha is used in cooking and making other drinks, like milkshakes and nightcaps.
All of the above info is folded into a cool, readable graphic that can convince anyone to become a dedicated tea drinker. A few minutes glancing at the reader-friendly format is all it takes to persuade even the most loyal green tea devotee to come over to matcha.
Matcha helps aid in concentration, can lower cholesterol and blood sugar, helps burn calories, brings on a state of natural calmness, and detoxifies the body. That’s the short list of the benefits. The rest are in the infographic.
The green tea face-off
Matcha has about 10 times the nutritional components of green tea in general. Nutrient by nutrient, matcha outguns green in terms of protein, iron, potassium, fiber, calcium and vitamin C, just to name a few. And when compared to other superfoods, matcha delivers.
Comparing the ORAC (antioxidant) scores of matcha to many highly-touted health foods, matcha blasts them away. We’re talking about things like acai berries, broccoli, pomegranates, gogi berries, and wild blueberries.
Make it yourself
The infographic explains how anyone can easily prepare a cup of matcha in minutes, with no special training or appliances. All that’s needed is a standard matcha tea set, some hot water, and a few grams of matcha tea powder. There are no special skills needed, no plugging anything in, and no manuals to read. One of the beautiful things about matcha tea is its sheer simplicity: tea powder, hot water, bowl, mouth.
Add it to what you already eat
The infographic points out many foods and drinks that matcha can be added to for flavor and incredible color. Milkshakes, to name just one, take on a whole new life as gorgeous and green beverages that can actually be not such a bad way to get antioxidants.
An infographic about matcha tea is the ideal way to highlight all the strong points about this cool green drink that has been a part of Japanese cultural life for centuries. Print it out and keep it nearby as a reminder that tea really should be a part of everyone’s life. That tea is not only a way of life but a way of health.
Matcha tea can bring the beauty, serenity and simplicity of ancient times to the present moment.
Matcha tea is old
Its roots are ancient and deep
Matcha tea is new