Matcha Tea is one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet. The nutritional information here is per 100g. Each serving is just 1g though so you can simply divide the data by 100 for the per cup equivalent!
|Energy (per 100g)||kcal||324|
Taking a look at the macro nutritional facts for Matcha Tea powder you can clearly see that there is huge nutritional value.
The micro-nutritional information make for equally interesting reading per 100g…
|ORAC Value||μmol TE/g||1.7 x 103|
So, in summary, a serving of Japanese Matcha powder contains:
There is also 50% of the government guidelines beta-carotene per cup! You can compare all of this data with the UK government recommendations for your age and sex.
When we review carbohydrate content we look at both carbs and sugar. There should be no sugar in pure organic matcha tea powder, added or otherwise. It is a zero-sugar product. Per serving of 1g per cup there are 0.39g of carbs per cup. Its super low.
Yes. The carbohydrate content in Matcha is so super low at less than 1/2 a gram per cup that it fits perfectly within a ketogenic diet.
As you can see from the wealth of nutritional value, adding matcha powder to your daily life can bring a wealth of health benefits. You can read more about Matcha Health Benefits in our blog. In the meantime, get experimenting. It is such a flexible ingredient you can add it to everything from flapjacks to porridge to smoothies to water to lattes!