They say “Make fitness your favorite habit”, but the debate on two caffeinated drinks never ends. Yes! You’re right we’re talking about green tea and coffee. The question remains which one is a better and healthier drink to inculcate in the morning routine. In this article, we are going to talk about the merits and demerits of both beverages.
Most people use these beverages as a boost to combat their morning laziness. But they are very different from each other in respect to their structure, flavors, and antioxidants. The main property of both the drink is their caffeine content. The pros and cons would be determined depending on how an individual’s body reacts to it.
Coffee, once traditionally thought to have an adverse effect on the heart, is actually healthier than one may realize. Coffee is rich in antioxidants, which can help protect against diabetes and certain types of cancer. It is also used by some people to get their bowel movements right. The caffeine content in coffee can sometimes be a bit too powerful but is great for times when you need a short burst of energy and focus.
Packed with cancer-fighting polyphenols, Green Tea can also help burn fat, lower cholesterol levels and boost your metabolism. It contains antioxidants that help in detoxifying the body, slow aging, and combat inflammation. It can help fight against potential diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. Another important advantage to green tea is the fact that it boosts dopamine and reduces anxiety which helps an individual fall asleep comfortably.
Text by: Ankita Dutta, IBTN9