Tea

Discussion in 'Understanding Food' started by Matthew Capowski, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. Matthew Capowski

    Matthew Capowski Administrator Staff Member

    This thread will be used to organize information about tea.
     
  2. Matthew Capowski

    Matthew Capowski Administrator Staff Member

    Tea, Coffee and Chocolate by Todd Caldecott: http://urbandiner.ca/2011/04/27/tea-coffee-and-chocolate/

    Although generally thought of as a stimulant, tea also contains a neuroactive amino acid called theanine (1.3%) that inhibits sympathetic activity, rounding out and balancing the stimulatory effect of tea.​
     

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