Category Archives: Green Tea

Why Does the L-Theanine Content of Tea Vary?

Tea is a unique source of an amino acid called L-theanine. L-theanine is of interest to nutritionists because evidence suggests that L-theanine can alter brain chemistry which result in changes to brain wave pattern. These changes cause the excitability of … Continue reading

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L-Theanine: It’s Effects on Mental State

L-theanine is an amino acid found in the tea plant (Camellia sinensis). When tea is brewed, L-theanine passes from the tea leaves into the water. Consuming tea therefore provides a source of L-theanine, and studies show that the L-theanine from … Continue reading

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Another Reason that Green Tea is a Healthy Drink

Green tea is considered a healthy drink. This is based on a large body of evidence that shows that regular consumption of green tea may have a number of beneficial health effects. In particular, green tea has been shown to … Continue reading

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Green Tea as An Antidepressant

Tea (Camellia sinensis) is the most commonly drunk beverage in the world following water. Evidence suggests that tea has particular health effects and these may stem from the polyphenolic antioxidants contained within tea leaves. The most abundant polyphenols in tea … Continue reading

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Antioxidants in Tea

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Is Tea an Anti-anxiety Drink?

Tea is a complex mixture of chemicals and these have been isolated and characterised. Evidence suggests that tea has a calming effect, and this may relate to the unique chemical composition of the drink. The calming effects of tea may … Continue reading

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More On Green Tea

Tea is a drink made from the Camellia sinensis plant. After water, tea is the most popular drink in the world. Green tea is particularly healthy because of the way it is prepared, and in this regard contains high amounts … Continue reading

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Fluoride In Herb And Traditional Teas

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5 Reasons Why A Cup of Tea Is A Good Idea

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Green Tea Catechin Chemistry

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