Why Matcha is So Good for your Skin!

Drinking green tea is good for you: the tea plant Camellia sinensis is full of good stuff like antioxidants, vitamins, and chlorophyll. But did you know that Matcha tea is even better? Because matcha is stronger than regular green tea, one cup of matcha can have the nutritional value of 10 cups of green tea. And these nutrients are not only good for your tummy and your taste buds, they can be amazing for the health of your skin. Continue reading “Why Matcha is So Good for your Skin!”

Dog teeth

Can drinking Matcha tea be good for your dog’s (and your) teeth?

Plaque buildup on your teeth is arguably one of the grossest parts of daily life. This is why we brush and floss twice a day! But keeping your teeth happy and having good oral health isn’t just a human concern. Household pets like dogs and cats can have problems with their oral health too. Surprisingly, the solution to having healthy mouths all-around can be potentially found in something unexpected: matcha tea. Continue reading “Can drinking Matcha tea be good for your dog’s (and your) teeth?”

Summer beach

5 Tips to Get in Shape for Summer

There are two seasons when we become motivated to start leading a healthy lifestyle. The first, of course, is the New Year. If I gained a “pack” every time I made a New Year’s resolution involving healthy eating and exercise, I would have a 6-pack by now. But alas, a few weeks into the year and life catches up. We get busy with work, convince ourselves that we look great in an over-sized sweater, Continue reading “5 Tips to Get in Shape for Summer”

Matcha chia seed pudding

The Perfect Matcha Chia Seed Pudding

This overnight matcha chia seed pudding is so easy to make and delicious that you’ll forget how healthy it is! Chia seeds are packed with Omega-3 and fiber, something that we unfortunately don’t get enough of. Meanwhile, the matcha will give you a boost of antioxidants and the right amount of Continue reading “The Perfect Matcha Chia Seed Pudding”

Antioxidants in Toro Matcha

Antioxidants in Toro will keep the doctors away

Matcha has a much higher antioxidant content compared to other “antioxidant-rich” foods. The ORAC scale (which measures the antioxidant capacity) shows that matcha is several times more antioxidant-rich than goji berries, blueberries, and acai berries. Many different molecules constitute the “antioxidants” definition, among which are beta-carotene, Continue reading “Antioxidants in Toro will keep the doctors away”

Toro Matcha in London

Why you should ditch coffee for Toro Matcha

We’ve all experienced the love-hate relationship with coffee. You drink your favorite cup of coffee and everything is great for the first half an hour or so. You’re energetic, proud of yourself for being productive, and then bam! The caffeine spike hits. Everyone experiences it differently (apart from a few blessed individuals that don’t) but most people describe it as “jitters” or “nervousness”. Once you get past the spike, bam! It’s the “caffeine crash” and you Continue reading “Why you should ditch coffee for Toro Matcha”

Toro Matcha, a world of benefits

Discover the incredible benefits of Matcha

Matcha is a traditional Japanese green tea that has been part of the exotic culture for a millennium. Buddhist monks discovered the tea’s extraordinary physical and mental benefits. In fact led to the incorporation of matcha into the heart of Japanese culture. Young leaf buds of Camellia sinensis are hand-picked at the peak of their ripeness and stone-ground into a vibrant green powder full of nutrients.

Since matcha is ground tea buds, you consume ALL Continue reading “Discover the incredible benefits of Matcha”