DRINKING COFFEE OR TEA DAILY IS FOUND TO BE HEALTHIER THAN NOT DRINKING IT
A new study finds that drinking four cups of coffee or tea each day may be better for you than not drinking any at all. To find this, researchers from the Preventive and Clinical Investigations Centre in Paris followed 180-thousand people between the ages of 16 and 95. They participants had their blood pressure monitored for a ten-year period, and they also had to keep track of their coffe and tea intake. Researchers then used the datat to divide participants into three groups: those who abstained from drinking coffe or tea, those who drank between one and four cups a day, and those who drank more. They found that those who were heavy tea drinkers benefited the most and had the lowest systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings as well as the lowest pulse and heart rate. Coffee drinkers benefitted similarly, and had only slightly higher blood pressure than the tea-drinkers.