If you're looking for a health conscious alternative to drinking coffee every day, black tea might be just what you need.
Black tea naturally contains caffeine, so you get a nice energy boost when you drink it. But it also includes L-theanine, a non-protein amino acid that promotes relaxation by reducing stress and anxiety levels. That means you get the boost without the buzzy jitters. Tea has been shown to be cardioprotective and abel to reduce LDL (the “bad” cholesterol), to reduce the risk of stroke, high blood pressure, and the onset of some cancers. It's beneficial for diabetics and can support the body’s natural ability to metabolize sugar.
Staff member Aden is a trained functional and holistic nutritionist and is taking us on a five part series about all the health benefits of Open Eye Chai.