Coffee Vs. Tea: Which is Better?

August 29, 2016

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Choosing one of these two drinks on a daily basis can lead to a host of unexpected health benefits if consumed in moderation.

Coffee lovers know just a cup of this hot beverage can reduce stress and decrease depressive tendencies.

Coffee is often a drink of choice when meeting friends during the day, and it is associated with more socialization and communication, which are also factors that reduce depression.

On the other hand, tea is usually had in the comforts of one’s home and it is associated with tranquility and sometimes loneliness.

A hot cup of tea can also lead to some alone time for sorting out one’s thoughts and feelings, which can also lead to lower stress levels.

In terms of digestion, coffee increases bowel movement thanks to high concentration of chlorogenic acid. One of the positive effects of good bowel movement is certainly a decreased risk of colon cancer.

Moderate coffee consumption leads to increased amounts of iron in the liver thanks to polyphenols found in coffee that attach to iron and reduce the risk of liver cancer. Tea can also have beneficial affects on the liver but nearly to the same degree as coffee.

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