Varieties of Japanese green tea. Not only can green tea improve brain function in the short term, it may also protect your brain in old age. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases are common neurodegenerative diseases. Multiple studies show that the catechin compounds in green tea can have protective effects on neurons in test tubes and animal models, potentally lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Genmaicha - Saison du Thé; Japanese green tea with toasted brown rice, has a delicious green and nutty flavor, especially when the green tea is of quality. Usually made from bancha, or sencha (the better of quality of the two).