Advantages and disadvantages of tea and coffee


cup of tea

These days tea and coffee are a necessary part of our diet. It can be said that about every person takes it daily. But, a millionaire question is that we should take it or not. Caffeine and tannin are present in tea, coffee etc, which give freshness us for a short period of time, but in the long term it is a poison for our body.

Caffeine is present in enough amounts in tea and coffee both. Coffee has 3 times more caffeine than tea has. Amount of 40 mg caffeine is present in 150 ml tea or 115 mg coffee.

There are some short term advantages of tea: –

  • Caffeine activates brain give feeling of wellness.
  • It lessens tiredness for some time.
  • If you have slight headache, then it is removed by tea and coffee.
  • It gives relief in asthma for some period of time.
  • Tannin, which is present in tea, kills viruses.
  • Tea has enough quantity of, so it prevents caries in teeth.
  • It removes bad smell of mouth.
  • It removes the danger of cancer, heart disease a little.

Loss from tea in the long term: –

  • It lessens energy of body. Initially caffeine increases internal energy of body and mind, but after some time it produces tiredness and fatigue.
  • Caffeine raises cholesterol. After taking four cup coffee cholesterol increases by 5%.
  • Caffeine creates a layer on internal surface if intestine. It disturbs digestion. One, who takes more tea and coffee, suffers from constipation and piles.
  • Caffeine is harmful for vitamin B. So it weakens body.
  • It raises blood pressure.
  • Caffeine increases acidity.
  • One, who takes tea and coffee, they suffers from sleeplessness. Actually it excites nervous system and activates it that is why sleep is affected.
  • It produces headache and irritability in long term.
  • Kidneys and liver are affected by it badly.
  • It increases blood sugar.

Amount of Caffeine present in following things: –


Average quantity per 150 ml(mg)

Ground coffee


Instant coffee






Drinking Chocolate


Cold drink


Dark Chocolate


Milk Chocolate


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