Coffee and tea are the two most common drinks in the world. Both contain caffeine, antioxidants, and can help you feel energised and even sometimes making it difficult to decide between the two. However, these two drinks have differences that affect us in different ways.
Let’s take a look at these differences!
Coffee can ward off diseases!
According to a study that was done in 2015, people who consume a moderate amount of caffeine have a lower risk for type 2 diabetes than people who do not consume any. They were also less likely to develop certain cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative diseases — including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s — and cancers like colon cancer, uterine cancer, and liver cancer.
But it’s important not to consume excessive amounts of caffeine, which the FDA defines as more than four to five cups of coffee a day.
That’s because excessive amounts of caffeine can cause:
-Elevated heart rate
Tea provides more sustained energy and attention
Since coffee contains more caffeine than tea, it will give you a bigger buzz. Tea, however, appears to provide a more sustained boost in energy than coffee.