Tea and coffee are the two most common drinks in the world that are available almost everywhere in various different forms. Both these drinks can be consumed at any time of the day and can be hot or cold. These drinks are different from the plant they are derived from, the taste, the process by which they are made and benefits they offer.
Tea is a very popular drink in today’s culture in almost every country; they can be served hot or cold, with flavors, milk, lime, lemon, masala, etc. All the different types of tea are derived from one common plant, the Camellia Sinesis. There are four distinct variations of tea; oolong, green, white, and black. The main difference between all the types is the oxidation level of each tea. Though teas are most commonly associated with Asian countries and UK, teas are becoming more popular all over the world. This is due to the benefits that the tea has to offer. All of the different varieties of teas are derived from the same plant, though they difference occurs because of the time they were harvested. Such the black tea is produced from the buds and infant leaves of the plant. The different teas also differ in terms of oxidization level.
In order to make tea, the leaves or the raw tea is added to a diffuser, tea pot or tea cup, and then hot water is added to the leaves. The leaves are allowed to infuse in water for two to five minutes, after which they are strained out. Milk and sugar can be added depending on the person. Depending on the type of tea (black, green, etc), these offer a variety of benefits. The various different teas offers benefits such as improving mental alertness, thinking, help treat stomach disorders, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, bone loss (osteoporosis), solid tumor cancers and helps keep skin healthy.
Coffee is also a popular drink, mostly drunk in the United States, but it is now gaining popularity all over the world. There are various different types of tea such as Latte, Cappuccino,...