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, 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 Journal […]

Green tea dessert offers relaxation

Green tea tapioca pudding is a delicious, healthy way to end a meal or have a wonderful snack. This green tea dessert offers relaxation via the L-theanine that is an active ingredient of green tea. L-theanine has been shown to improve memory and concentration, enhance mood and promote energy. This recipe from the Tampa Bay […]

Better sleep strategies

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, sleep problems affect 50-70 million Americans. Better sleep strategies can help, including good sleep habits and judicious use of L-theanine, according to Erica Schwartz, MD, writing for Newsmax Health. If you’re currently taking medications, Schwartz recommends you analyze why you thought you needed the medication and […]

ADHD

Health expert says Suntheanine may help minimize some ADHD symptoms

If you haven’t been able to pay attention today, it may be because you are one of the approximately three to five percent of us who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is characterized by hyperactivity among children, who may have behavioral issues and poor grades in school. “But attention deficits are not isolated […]

L-theanine

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 […]