Drink Coffee & Tea for Your Health

By , The Greatist.com Team
Editor's Note: Coffee, tea and caffeine. Sometimes you hear how horrible they can be for your body. Other times you're told that you're not drinking enough of them. What's the truth?

Today we are excited to share a fun and interesting infographic about the health benefits of coffee and tea from our friends at Greatist.com.

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KNEESOCKS1945 1/30/2021
Interesting. Thank you. Report
EMGERBER 1/24/2021
Nice article even if I have read it before and it is so nicely presented. Report
BURNINGTHYME101 1/3/2021
Is this with decaffeinated too? I was told to cut the caffeine. Report
Thanks! Report
CECELW 10/21/2020
coffee and green tea...my weakness. I feel like I have read this before Report
ELSCO55 9/12/2020
Great Report
SNUZYQ2 7/1/2020
Great information! Thank you! Report
ELRIDDICK 4/14/2020
Thanks for sharing Report
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Thanks for the article. I do enjoy one or two shots of espresso daily. When drink tea it almost always herbal or green tea. Report
thanks Report
Give me one cup of decaf with no added sugar. Thank you very much! Report
Black Coffee and Tea are my favourite drinks. Report
I enjoy a good cup of coffee in the morning and a cold glass of cold coffee in the afternoon when it is hot outside. I enjoy a cup of tea once in a while, enjoy cold tea much more. Report
I start my day with a cup of coffee. End it with a cup of green tea. Love both. Glad to find out I am doing something good for me as well. Report
Great affirmation for two of my habits. Love the graphics. Report
I drink 2 cups of tea a day, morning, and supper time. Have done so since I was quite young. It’s nice to have an affirmation for drinking it???? Thank You! Report
A couple of coffees throughout the day, and tea after breakfast but use tea bag all day with water and coffee Report
I almost chain-drink decaffeinated tea all day (yes, I'm a Brit!) and have one large mug of good quality coffee per day at 11am. Hubby has his tea very weak (we share a teabag, he gets first dunk and I have the rest) but has to drink decaffeinated coffee due to caffeine intolerance. The doctor told him he should give up alcohol, chocolate and caffeine but the last was the only one he managed, although he's cut down on the other two and only has small quantities of really good stuff. Report
Have to be careful with caffeine Report
I’m way too sensitive to caffeine, unfortunately. Love coffee and tea but they are like having poison. Report
I love both coffee and tea. I didn't realize white tea had the most antioxidants of the teas. Will try it. Report
Gave up drinking coffee as my 2019 New Year's resolution. I drink 1-3 cups of decaf green tea daily. Good need-to-know information! Report
Excellent article. Great information. Report
I love both. Report
Hmmmmm, coffee Report
I was really afraid to read this one, because I do love my coffee. Not bad at all! Thank you! Report
Not a coffee drinker however, tea is my second drink of choice. Water is my first, SparkFriends. Report
Absolutely! Report
Thank you Report
Good to know about the coffee. Wasn't sure if it was okay to drink or not. Always knew about the Green Tea & love it. :).

Thanks for the article! Report
I enjoy both. Report
Thanks. Report
Nice informative article Report
Wow! Average of 3.1 cups of coffee drank per person in the US.

I have maybe two cups a week. SOMEONE'S drinking A LOT of coffee to make up for my lack of use! Report
Herbal teas do not always contain real tea so if you want the benefits of tea you will not likely find them in herbal teas. Just something to keep in mind and check the ingredients. Report
Really appreciate the SP articles that cite sources. Thank you! Report
I love my coffee!! Report
my family tells me to find a coffee anonymous group!! LOL..Hello, my name is Cindy and I am a caffeine/coffee/green tea junkie! Report
Love both tea and coffee, but herbal tea is becoming my "go to" Report
thanks for posting Report
I'm a dyed in the wool tea drinker, no coffee. Report
thanks, love coffee! Report
Great information! Report
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson Report
Great article. Thanks. Report
This is really great news! I am a coffee and tea junkie!! My hubby says I should just use an iv drip full of caffeine! haha Report
I drink both coffee and tea (mostly not black tea but greens and whites) every day. Hot, Iced, and everything in between! Report
Too many errors in this article. Tea may be said to come from a "variety of plant leaves", but all the plants are cultivars of camellia sinensis. Also, they left out the use of coffee (really, caffeine) to treat borderline depression. I'm disappointed to see this kind of sloppy science reporting on SparkPeople. Report