Coffee or Tea?

Coffee or Tea?

by Posted on: August 12, 2015Categories: LiveWell 24/7   

For many individuals in the corporate world, coffee is the most crucial element in a morning routine. For others, tea is the caffeine source of choice. There are many studies that suggest that one of these beverages is better or worse for you than the other.  Here are just a few facts about coffee and tea that could help you determine which morning beverage will fuel you the best. 

Both black coffee and tea have a number of health benefits in addition to their ability to put a little pep in your step. Studies suggest that coffee could reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes, dementia, and Alzheimer’s, while tea is full of purifying antioxidants that can help prevent heart disease. White tea also contains compounds that inhibit the growth of fat cells, reducing an individual’s risk of obesity. Coffee can improve short-term memory and protect your liver, while tea hydrates you.

No matter which beverage you choose, avoid mixing it with milk, cream or sugar, because it can add unwanted calories and reverse some of the health benefits listed above. Adding coffee and tea into your daily routine can help kick-start your weight loss efforts, improve your productivity, and help you fight disease!

Sources: Amazing Info, Prevention, Medical Daily


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