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L-theanine

Easing stress safely and naturally

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Most of us consider mild or occasional stress a “fact of life” in our fast-paced society, and to some degree, our bodies are built to handle it. However, when stress is extreme and prolonged, our adrenal glands run in overdrive and produce hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol, that can damage organs and upset body [...]

Tea Therapy: L-theanine in tea strengthens immunity

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have found that drinking certain types of tea containing high concentrations of an amino acid called L-theanine may help strengthen the body’s immune system response when fighting off infection. The findings were first discovered in laboratory cell cultures and then verified in a small human investigation. "The health [...]