Thirsty Thursday – Coffee vs. Tea

I can’t lie, I love my coffee….I mean love, love, love my coffee.

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I’ve heard the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to coffee but is it all true? Is coffee good or bad? Is tea better for you?

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I think the key is moderation and of course what you put into your coffee. If you load it with artificial sweeteners, cream, etc. then perhaps the bad outweighs the good.

I have cut my coffee intake WAY down, I allow myself one spendiferous  cup in the morning and then if I long for a warm beverage in the afternoon, I have a cup to tea. And yes, I made “spendiferous” up…it is the only way I can express my love for coffee)

Speaking of tea, Green tea is super good for you in so many ways and a big bonus is that it helps you lose weight. Oh yeah, this just moved up on my list.

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For those of you, who don’t like coffee or tea, don’t fret. 🙂 I have a warm beverage that may be right up your alley; hot cocoa. This tasty treat actually has the same benefits of dark chocolate and anytime you can incorporated chocolate into your diet, you count me in!

 

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Remember, everything in moderation. Enjoy your Thursday and keep hydrated.

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9 responses to “Thirsty Thursday – Coffee vs. Tea

  • megbek

    I wish I enjoyed tea but the thought/smell/taste of it absolutely sickens me. It’s a travesty really. Thankfully, I drink copious amounts of coffee black so i don’t load it up on sugar (although the occasional trip to Starbucks begs to differ).

  • Teresa

    Oh I am a coffee lover… I can drink tea, I just don’t. My husband on the other hand is an avid tea drinker. I really should mix it up, but man, oh man, I love me some coffee.

    I did find a post a while back on mixing coffee with coconut milk and cocoa powder that I have gotten hooked on… and that has some great benefits!

  • now at home mom

    Coffee, coffee please! 🙂 I prefer coffee than tea! but I admit I should go for green tea instead, I would love to loose weight! 🙂 Friday is almost here! 🙂 YAY!

  • marisaporter

    I totally love both coffee and tea (though I was 29? 30? before my first cup of coffee!), so I have two cups of coffee in the morning and two cups of tea in the afternoon. Or I reverse it. Or I have more. Whatever! I don’t really limit myself. 🙂 I just try to drink 3-4 cups of water (horrible, huh?), but white tea is pretty much like water (I tell myself) and I usually have about 4 cups of that. So I should be good! Not sure what kind of comment this was.

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