Are you the tea type or coffee type?? The internet is filled with ill effects of tea and coffee, but I like to see the world in a positive light. So thought of sharing with y’all health benefits of tea and coffee.
You all must’ve heard that we all have different personality types. But do you know that a fun parameter to judge your personality is based on your preferred beverage – tea or coffee. Tea and coffee are both life elixirs and our day seems incomplete without them.
Read more about health benefits of tea and coffee.
Health benefits of tea
Tea is rich in antioxidants and has less caffeine than coffee. It is hydrating to the body, reduces risk of certain types of cancer, prevents Parkinson’s disease, and even aids in weight loss. White, green, black, lemon, chamomile, tulsi… the list of herbal teas is endless. Health benefits of tea vary as per type of tea.
- Improves brain function
- Helps in weight loss
- Boosts metabolism
- Lowers risk of type II diabetes
- Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases
- Relieves menstrual pain and cramps
- Soothes and relaxes, helps you sleep better
- Aids in digestion and treats upset stomach
- Lowers blood sugar levels
- Treats symptoms of cold and flu
Health benefits of coffee
- Improves energy levels
Caffeine acts as a stimulant for your brain. After consuming coffee you feel less tired and your energy levels experience an upward shift.
- Helps burn fat
Now that’s a tasty way to reduce fat! Caffeine is helpful in breakdown of fat cells and boosts metabolism as well.
- Rich in antioxidants
Antioxidants are the tiny warriors that fight for your body. Coffee is a rich source of antioxidants which protect your body. This is the reason you’ll find coffee as a main ingredient in many beauty products as well.
- Boosts physical performance
Having a cup of black coffee an hour before your workout session will improve your performance. Caffeine will give the much needed adrenaline rush to your body.
- Helps you focus and stay alert
Wake up and smell the coffee! Moderate coffee intake 1 – 3 cups a day will help you stay more focused and also improve your mental alertness.
Hope you found reading about health benefits of tea and coffee helpful.
Excess of everything is bad. Consuming moderate amount of tea or coffee will not harm your health. So make sure you keep a tab on the number of cups of tea/ coffee per day and the sugar intake with it as well.
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