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Here in the West, most of us don’t feel fully awake without a trip to the coffee machine or our local Starbucks. Millions of people rely on a cup – or five – of Joe to feel awake, alert, and stimulated all day long. Others prefer to get their oomph in a can, downing energy drinks such as Red Bull like they’re water. But there may be an even better way to get your buzz. In fact, there’s an intriguing substance found in the leaves of a simple plant – one that promises a gentle energy boost, combined with feeling […]
Continue reading L-theanine: A Better Alternative to Coffee?
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Tags: alertness, attention, caffeine, cognition, dopamine, egcg, energy, GABA, green tea, l-theanine, memory, polyphenols, stress
Quick…what are the three biggest health conditions plaguing Americans today? If you said cancer, heart disease, and obesity, you would likely be right. Okay, now, what is the one thing that can help reduce your risk for all three? A few hints: it’s natural, you drink it and it’s a subset of the second-most consumed beverage in the world after water. If you said green tea, you are right. You’ve probably heard of green tea before, but once you’re done reading this, you’ll never think about green tea the same way again. Incoming search terms:japanese green tea weight loss (87)japanese […]
Continue reading Green Tea: The Japanese Secret to Weight Loss and Longevity
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Tags: camellia sinensis, catechins, egcg, epigallocatechin gallate, green tea
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