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Benefits of Sleep - Nature’s Nurse!

Benefits of Sleep - Nature’s Nurse!

Want to spend more time in bed? Who doesn’t, but it’s not what you’re thinking. I’m talking about the benefits of sleep! Read more on the benefits of sleep and why sleep is called nature’s nurse

You might think of sleep as the time when the mind and body shut down, but that is not what is happening. While our mind seems to turn off while we sleep, our brain and body are actually going through a very active period in which a lot of important processing, restoration, and strengthening are happening.

L-Theanine: Tea’s Amino Acid for Overall Wellness

L-Theanine: Tea’s Amino Acid for Overall Wellness

Tea: coffee’s coy competitor in the cutthroat—yet throat-soothing—world of hot beverages. Both provide daily stimulant boosts, both are great to share with a loved one, and both are steeped in rich and complex histories.

But popular teas (like green tea, black tea, and even tea extract and tea constituents) have something coffee doesn’t—an amino acid celebrated for its cognitive performance and wider health benefits: L-theanine (L-THEE-uh-neen).