The use of men of ordinary green tea provides a significant improvement in the perception and quality of memory. The message this sends MSNBC, referring to an article published by the journal aigeria Jоurnal of Сlinical Nutritiоn.
12 relative to healthy volunteers, the scientists invited to test tea. Men were divided in two groups. In the first group drank a beverage containing green tea extract. The participants in the control group drank a drink with placebo. In the experiment we used the extract, which was the equivalent of 1-2 cups of tea.
Then came the MRI scan. The brain of the subjects were analyzed during execution of test tasks in memory. Unlike the group who consumed a placebo, in men from the first group increased activity in dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, which plays an important role for working memory and provides the focus of attention and problem solving.
As was responsible for this polyphenol type of effects of epigallocatechin (ЕGСG - type catechin). Thanks to them inhibited the decomposition of neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and adrenaline. In addition, according to Stephen of Borgwardt from the University hospital of Basel, no formation of senile plaques that interfere with perception.