They drink green tea! Researcher have discovered that a major ingredient in green tea prevents cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. China and other Asian countries, where the most green tea is consumed, are well known for paying attention to the wisdom of their elders.
Researchers at the University of South Florida have found that green tea may protect the brain against the ravages of Alzheimer?s disease. In an article published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the researchers report that a component of green tea prevented Alzheimer’s-like damage in the brains of mice genetically programmed to develop the disease. This component has also been widely studied for its reported protection against certain cancers.