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Secret tea ingredient that’s better than Xanax

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

I’m reading The Ultimate Tea Diet by Mark Ukra (”Dr. Tea”). It’s a very informative book and in it he discusses the three secret ingredients of tea.
L-theanine is one of the three secret ingredients in tea and only one other plant (an obscure mushroom) contains it.
Because of the way L-theanine affects the brain’s alpha waves, [...]

A cool tea quote

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

“If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you.” –William Gladstone, British Prime Minister

Drink green tea before exercising and burn more fat

Friday, April 4th, 2008

You burn 17 percent more fat during exercising if you drink green tea beforehand.
This is according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
This gives me yet another excuse to drink more green tea.