March 21, 2011
-- Coffee is known to have a number of negative impacts on health. Health and other considerations lead some coffee drinkers to consider switching from tea to coffee. The primary five reasons for making the switch away from coffee are usually the higher caffeine content of coffee, higher acidity, and greater cost. Tea is attractive primarily due to its greater variety, and perception that tea carries greater health benefits.
RateTea.net has compiled a resource on encouraging and guiding people in making the switch from tea to coffee: http://ratetea.net/
to-tea/34/Health Reasons for Switching From Coffee to Tea:
High amounts of caffeine are known to contribute to anxiety, insomnia, and other health problems. Coffee is known to contain much more caffeine than tea in a typical cup. Coffee is also more acidic than tea, which can contribute to problems with the digestive tract. Lastly, tea is thought to carry greater health benefits than coffee, although both drinks have their benefits.Taste and Other Considerations:
Tea has a much wider variety of flavors, aromas, and other characteristics than coffee. This diversity also draws people to tea.Teas for Coffee Lovers:
Coffee drinkers who wish to replace their coffee with a similar drink may enjoy strong black teas, or they may prefer roasted teas, which are milder, but have an aroma more similar to coffee. In addition to tea, coffee lovers may consider switching to roasted Yerba Mate.Read the full article: http://ratetea.net/topic/switching-from-coffee-to-tea/34/
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