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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 […]

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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 […]

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Are you getting the most benefit from your fitness apps?

The fitness industry is entering another important phase. Technology, when used appropriately, can help people identify areas in their health and fitness routines that need improvement. In his new blog, certified personal fitness instructor Johnny Gillespie reveals his thoughts about those high-tech fitness wrist bands, and the fitness apps that can be downloaded to your […]

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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 […]

L-theanine calms dogs, according to veterinary behaviorist

L-theanine calms dogs, according to Dr. John Ciribassi, a veterinary behaviorist and co-editor of “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27). Dr. Ciribassi recommends ANXITANE,® a product containing Suntheanine,® a pure form of L-theanine produced […]