In a video titled Tea Time: New Research Touts Tea’s Benefits, the Associated Press recently reported, in addition to other benefits, tea enhances attention and improves focus. Researchers explain that tea changes brain activity through theanine. Theanine is an amino acid that has psychoactive properties because it can cross the blood-brain barrier. Tea may also help generate brain cells, increase cardiovascular health and assist with weight loss, according to the video.
Anywhere from two to four cups a day is all you need… and with at least 4000 years of tea drinking behind it…well, “the proof is in the pudding.”
We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “China Black”, “Keemun – Splendor of Flavor and Perfume”, and “Yunnan – Among the Grandest of the World’s Black Teas”. We have added a link to the end of each one to … Continue reading
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