Coffee or Tea? There’s a growing body of research to suggest that both are good for you in different ways.
White tea has been found to have a higher concetration of antioxidants in it which may actually be more effective preventing some diseases than green tea.
White tea may help prevent obesity, White tea was found to inhibit the growth of new fat cells.
Green tea has thermogenic properties and promotes fat oxidation beyond that explained by its caffeine content.
Studies have shown that Green Tea reduces the risk of esophageal cancer in women by 60%.
White Tea was found that the anti-oxidants in White Tea had anti-ageing potential, may help prevent some cancers, aswell as inflammation and heart disease.
Drinking tea too hot increases the risk of Esophageal cancer.
There have been studies that show that properties found in coffee can raise cholesterol.
People who drink more coffee have been found to be less likely to suffer Alzheimers disease later in life.
Drinking coffee over a long period of time may reduce the risk of dying from heart disease.
Scientists believe that chemicals found in coffee could be used to make new drugs to treat hear disease and insomnia.
Over 1000 chemicals have been found in roasted coffee with 19 being carcinogens.
TEA AND COFFEE FACTS
Tea may help prevent the development of type 1 diabetes and slow the progression once it has developed.
Drinking 3 to 4 cups of tea a day can cut the chance of a heart attack.
Tea contains fluoride which protects teeth.
Men who drink more than 10 cups of green tea per day are less likely to develop disorders of the liver.
Tea can protect against heart disease and some cancers.
People who drink black tea 4 times a day for 6 weeks were found to have lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Green Tea may offer some protection against lung cancer according to studies.
Tea hydrates rather than common conception that the caffeine in it dehydrates.
Tea may contain pesticides, even if it’s been labelled as organic.
Tea contains a large amount of Tanin. Tanin reduces the absorbtion of iron in the body which can lead to Anemia
Tea contains caffeine which has been proven to cause anxiety and rises in blood pressure.
Adding milk may also stop the benefits tea has against cancer.
Studies have shown that coffee helps prevent type 2 diabetes.
Drinking coffee has been shown to decrease the risk of developing Gout in men over 40.
Caffeine increases the effectiveness of pain killers and coffee contains caffeine.
Coffee protects the liver, especially against cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Coffee improves short term recall as well as improved reaction times. The largest improvement was seen in the elderly.
Coffee causes tooth discoloration.
A study in Denmark showed that drinking 8 or more cups of coffee a day significantly increased the risk of stillbirths.
Research has shown that coffee decreases blood flow to the heart.