Tag: Tea

Tea: Yeah or Meh?

What sets green tea apart from coffee? Even though both beverages contain significant concentrations of caffeine. Yet tea is generally perceived as a less stimulating drink than coffee. L-theanine, an amino acid that is present in tea rather than coffee, exerts a relaxing effect. While caffeine affects dopamine levels, l-theanine provides inhibitory impacts similar to those of the neurotransmitter GABA.… Read more →