Caffeine Of Coffee And Tea

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Caffeine in Coffee and Tea Angela Xu November 1.2014 Caesar Munera Lab section 5 10:30am-1:30pm No matter where we go, there seems to be a coffee shop around the corner or a shop/diner that provides the option of coffee or tea to their customers. Lets take starbucks as an example, they have many options as from tea to warm coffee drinks or even a nice cold coffee frappuccino. Coffee and tea is a demanded product in the market industry. From coffee or tea product in the market store or businesses buying the product to make coffee for customers, people are willing to buy the beverage to drink mainly to keep them awake. Some people need it as a daily thing. Coffee wasn’t made how everyone makes today in the 20th…show more content…
In the article “Coffee & Tea History in A Cup”, Anna Reich had provided some history about Tea. Tea had many uses, was used as food, medicine and also a beverage. It was to believe that the Chinese emperor Shen Nung was the one who actually discovered tea. The legend states that he rested under a tea tree, and as the leaves feel, it fell into his hot cup of water (Reich, 2010). As a result, tea is a very simple beverage. By simply adding some tea leaves into hot water, we have a warm and relaxing drink. Compared to coffee, tea has more of a variety selection. Tea is a very simple beverage to make because it doesn 't require much ingredients. Many beverages have caffeine in it to keep us awake or provide more energy so we can finish our tasks. in the article “Some Health Effects From Caffeine,” Beatrice Trum Hunter goes into details about some health effects that caffeine has. Studies showed that if someone drinks too much tea, hypokalemia can be developed. Which is a potassium deficiency, resulting in muscle pain or some difficulties doing activities. As for coffee, a high consumption of coffee can cause a person to have behavioral problems. Caffeine also has an effect on our immune system. It weakens it and causes those who consumes it to have a higher risk of getting a heart attack compared to those who rarely consume caffeine (Hunter, 1999). AS as result, consuming too much caffeine is never good for you. Many people don’t know about the risk factors of
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