Happy New Year! As we begin this new year I wanted to share some exciting research on two of the most popular beverages – coffee and green tea. Both coffee and green tea have numerous health benefits of their own. I wrote about some of coffee’s benefits here and here. Green tea is another nutritional powerhouse and I wrote about some of its benefits here and here. And many studies have been conducted on their health benefits on the general population.
I was excited to see a recent Japanese study demonstrating those with diabetes who drink green tea and coffee experience a reduction in all-cause mortality. What’s interesting here is the study showed that those who drank both seemed to get the best results as opposed to just drinking one or the other.
While I do not have diabetes and don’t ever intend to, this made me especially happy because I have been combining those two healthy beverages, along with some others, in my morning elixir. It’s delicious, satisfies me until lunchtime and provides numerous health benefits. I always try to combine as many nutrients as possible to get the biggest bang for my nutritional buck. This was a very nice confirmation as to what I have been doing for years,
Do you drink coffee and green tea or just one or the other? Would you consider drinking both after reading this?
Want to see more articles like this? Subscribe to this blog (just click on “Follow”) and get each new post delivered to your email or feed reader. To follow me and get even more tips on how to live your life in 3-D, including improving your diet, choosing cutting edge nutritional products and effective weight loss strategies be sure to like me on Facebook here and here, sign up for my FREE weekly No-Nonsense Nutrition Report (and get a free gift!), follow me on Pinterest and Twitter!
Make gradual changes. Boost health, vitality and energy. Become your best YOU