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L-theanine and stress

Can L-theanine help reduce stress? According to clinical research, 50-200 mg of Suntheanine, an L-theanine supplement made by Taiyo, naturally stimulates activity in the brain known as alpha waves, which are associated with a relaxed but alert mental state. Also supporting a link between consumption of L-theanine and stress reduction is a study in the […]

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L-theanine may reduce stress, give you a better night’s sleep

Stress is North America’s number one silent killer, contributing to everything from cardiovascular disease to anxiety, depression and dementia. Alternative medicine expert and clinician Bryce Wylde caught up with Taiyo’s Vice President Scott Smith to learn how L-theanine may help. In this interview, Smith points out that even though tea contains caffeine, it also has […]

stress and memory

San Antonio NBC guest puts spotlight on soothing stress to help memory

It’s not your imagination: Stress really can contribute to small memory lapses. But there are simple, healthy ways to deal with the pressure of our multi-tasking lives. Nutritionist Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, shared with WOAI’s San Antonio Living viewers how they can use Suntheanine to help protect against stress-related memory lapses. Many of us experience […]

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Stress-free transitioning into your family’s fall schedule

It’s already back-to-school time. And along with that comes the stress of changing schedules. Fall sports will start up soon. In his recent blog, certified personal fitness instructor Johnny Gillespie warns: “If you fail to plan, then plan to fail.” Transitioning doesn’t have to be stressful. Having a good plan, a good communications strategy and […]

Charts explaining stress

One in two Americans reported a major stressful event in the last year, according to a new study by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. The study, as reported by Vox, includes several charts explaining stress. Top stress-inducing experiences. Illness, disease and death of a loved one were the top […]

Is home more stressful than work?

Is home more stressful than work? Yes, according to a new study by researchers at Penn State that found higher levels of stress at home than at work. In a study to be published in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine and released by the Council on Contemporary Families, the researchers measured the level of […]

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Great advice for relieving your stressed muscles and your mind

If you’ve ever experienced Monday-morning muscle soreness after over-doing it on the weekends, here’s some great advice from Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Johnny Gillespie. A 42-year-old athlete and Empowered Yoga instructor, Gillespie knows a thing or two about aching muscles. In his current blog, Gillespie describes the importance of distinguishing between sore muscles and […]