We all are either a tea lover or a coffee addict. Isn’t it?Have you ever thought of digging deep into the benefits and side effects of these two drinks? If not, this article will give you a glimpse of information about these drinks you have been drinking daily.
Let’s start from the base! Tea leaves are used to make tea while coffee beans are used for making coffee.Coffee contains higher caffeine (80-185 mg/cup) whereas tea contains a comparatively lower amount of caffeine (15-70 mg/cup).
For instant energy we prefer coffee because the caffeine in coffee gets absorbed soon, whereas caffeine in tea works slow.Tea lowers the risk of certain cancers. On the other hand, coffee reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes.
The benefits of tea also include
• Improves insulin sensitivity.
• Decrease inflammation.
• Promotes mouth health.
• May decrease the risk of heart disease.
•May protect against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and many more.
Benefits of coffee include
• Protects the liver.
• Helps with depression.
• Reduces risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
• Burns fat.
• Helps relieve headaches and many more.
Side effects of tea include digestive issues, health risk for pregnant women, insomnia etc.Increases blood pressure, stimulates urination, sleep latency are some of the negative effects of coffee.
We can conclude that tea is great in some aspect while coffee is great in other aspects. In order to lead a healthy life, one must consume it moderately.Also, remember to add fewer sweeteners in your tea or coffee.