Make mine Earl Grey - and pass the scones.

Regularly drinking a cuppa (or three) of tea — green or black — may cut the risk of dementia among older adults by 50 percent, new research suggests. Findings from the new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, also show that for those who are genetically at risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, regular tea consumption may cut their risk by 86 percent.