L-Theanine: One of the Best Reasons To Drink Green Tea

We’ve all heard that drinking Green Tea is good for us. Probably, we’ve heard that it is a good source of anti-oxidants and has a low-caffeine level that still gives us energy. However, did you know about the highly valuable, calming amino acid, L-theanine that green tea holds? L-theanine promotes alpha-wave brain production, causing us to have a similar brain activity to that which we experience after a meditation session. Basically, L-theanine changes our brain waves enough to improve cognitive function and create a sense of open-minded calm. Preliminary studies show promise that L-theanine can help prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, schizophrenia, sleep troubles, and more.  Get your L-theanine from green tea or matcha tea. Read more in this fascinating article by Klara Mudge:

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/l-theanine-everything-you-need-to-know-about-this-plant-based-powerhouse

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