The release of three new studies over the weekend outlined easy ways to prevent brain decline, USA Today reports.
The Alzheimer's Association International Conference released findings that claim physical activitity, drinking tea and getting enough vitman D are all ways to reduce the risk of mental illnesses like Alzheimer's Disease.
William Thies, chief medical and scientific officer of the Alzheimer's Association, told the news source the results are encouraging because "these types of studies make people think, 'Well gosh, maybe I can do something about this disease.'"
Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass found that participants in a study who had at least a moderate amount of physical activity were 40 percent less likely to develop any type of dementia.
In another study, scientists discovered that of the 4,800 patients in a study, those who drank tea one to four times a week experienced 37 percent less mental decline.
The benefits of combining an active lifestyle with moderate tea drinking does not come as a surprise. WebMD.com says that experts have long been toting the wonder the beverage - especially green tea - which can help fight cancer and heart disease.