While javaphiles [aka coffee lovers according to our trusted source, Urban Dictionary] + tea enthusiasts both tout that their prefered beverage is better than the other, is one actually *healthier* than the other? [On a side note? I’m beyond surprised that society has yet to come up with better terms for coffee + tea lovers. I mean, come on. They’re the world’s most consumed beverages behind water. Yeah, that’s a *fact.*]
Unfortunately, the battle over which beverage is better for you may indeed prolong. Tea + coffee both offer a grocery list of health benefits. Therein, both are good for different reasons . . . but considering we’re a tea company, we’ll touch mostly on the benefits of our *favorite.*
Coffee can prevent Type 2 Diabetes, increase physical performance, + offer essential nutrients. The health benefits stemming from tea are quite unique from coffee.
Tea is known to prevent *cancer.* That’s a biggie. It has the ability to prevent + even kill certain cancer cells. Research has shown a link between tea + the prevention of oxidative damage, which leads to cancer.
Additionally, certain teas have the ability to speed up metabolism + promote weight loss. [+ to answer the question you’re probably wondering, yes, Midsummer Teas fall under the category of *certain teas.*] Midsummer Teas, made from silver needle white tea, work to mobilize fats. [You’re welcome.]
Moreover, tea protects brain function. Regular tea drinkers have a lower risk of developing neurological diseases. So, you’re *wise* to drink it every day ; ) + Last but not least, tea prevents heart disease. According to experts, three to six cups of tea every day can help to regulate blood pressure + prevent heart problems.
So while coffee + tea may both be beneficial for your body in different ways, we’ll continue to take the side of tea enthusiasts, touting that tea is *of course* the way to go . . . + now you know why.