Promote Better Brain Health

Green tea contains l-theanine, an amino acid that has psychoactive properties, meaning it can have an impact on your brain function.Coupled with caffeine, of which green tea contains moderate amounts, l-theanine’s affects are further boosted.

One study carried out in Japan has shown that drinking at least two cups of green tea each day is linked to a decreased risk in cognitive impairment.

What’s more, green tea has been shown to decrease your risk for dementia and protect against the harmful effects of both Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.

L-theanine has also been shown to help improve learning and problem-solving abilities. So next time you’re stuck on that last crossword clue, brew up a pot of green tea and see if that does the trick.