NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Those who drink tea regularly have better structured brain regions than those who don't drink tea, according to a recent study by the National University of Singapore.
The study highlighted the importance of tea in giving people a degree of relaxation, it may be beneficial to the mind, unlike some studies that continued to mention that tea reduces the level of iron in the blood, as well as a diuretic, according to the British newspaper "The Independent" .
More organized brain regions are associated with a healthy cognitive function, which protects against age-related deterioration.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore, in collaboration with the University of Essex and Cambridge in the United Kingdom, analyzed neuroimaging data for 36 older people aged 60 years and over, in addition to tea consumption. And psychological state.
The study found that participants who consumed green tea or oolong (black dragon tea) or black tea at least 4 times a week for almost 25 years had areas of the brain "more effectively interconnected" than those who did not drink tea.