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L-Theanineis a non-proteinic amino acid thatinfluences resting state activityandincreases alpha frequency, which has been associated with areducedlevel ofanxiety. It has been shown to promote a "relaxed, yet alert, feeling at rest"(Owen et al., 2008).
Evidence-based research has shown a variety of benefits from takingL-Theanine. It has been shown to have acalming effectwhen people are under physical and psychological stress,enhance attentional capacity and mental clarity, andimprove overall cognitive performance. It has also been found thatL-Theanine improvessimplereaction time, speed ofnumeric workingmemory,word recognition, and accuracy ofsentence verification.
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Owen, G. N., Parnell, H., De Bruin, E. A., & Rycroft, J. A. (2008). The combined effects of L-theanine and caffeine on cognitive performance and mood.Nutritional Neuroscience, 11(4), 193-198. doi:10.1179/147683008X301513
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