New research has revealed the incredible side effects of drinking green tea. In just four months this beverage can work wonders for your health.

Researchers in Yangling, China, have green tea has a compound, EGCG, that can have a transformative effect on your mind and body in just a few months.

The researchers found mice that have been given the compound exhibited body fat that was significantly reduced, while those same mice also performed better in cognition and memory tests.

The study’s lead author, Dr Xuebo Liu form Northwest A&F University, said, “Green tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water and is grown in at least 30 countries.

“The ancient habit of drinking green tea may be a more acceptable alternative to medicine when it comes to combating obesity and memory impairment.”

Do you drink green tea?