Boost your brain power by drink­ing more green tea

Men's Fitness - - Last Word | Takeaway Tip -

Switch­ing just one daily cup of cof­fee for green tea can work won­ders for your cog­ni­tive per­for­mance, thanks to com­pounds in the drink that cause a short­term im­prove­ment in the way dif­fer­ent parts of your brain com­mu­ni­cate. That’s the con­clu­sion of a study pub­lished in the jour­nal Psy­chophar­ma­col­ogy, in which sub­jects given a green tea ex­tract were bet­ter able to per­form a se­ries of men­tal chal­lenges be­cause of faster and smoother com­mu­ni­ca­tion path­ways be­tween dif­fer­ent ar­eas of the brain. Time to go green.

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