Sunday, November 01, 2009

It's official: green tea drinkers are mellower

Once again, science proves something we already knew—that green tea drinkers are mellower.

To be more specific, a study showed that people who drink at least five cups of green tea per day are less likely to suffer from psychological distress.

This finding, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is just one of the many results gleaned from the "Ohsaki cohort," a group of over 40 thousand people in Japan whose health was monitored over many years.

A nice mellow grove of bamboo. Photo taken in Aso.

—Mellow Monk

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