Black tea for stress relief. In one study from University College London in the UK, people who included it in their diets had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and were more relaxed and able to complete difficult tasks.
Peppermint tea to focus. This brew upped office workers’ performance in a study by Wheeling Jesuit University in the US. Smelling mint stimulates the brain’s arousal system and helps you pay attention.
Green tea to shed kilos. It’s full of a compound with the catchy name of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) that may block fat absorption, suggests new research from Penn State University in the US.