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

Posted 19 April 2018 by prehab

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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