Different Types Of Teas That Have Different Purposes For The Body Essay

1446 WordsNov 30, 20166 Pages
In some point in our life, we all have drank or tasted coffee and/or tea. Some people love the taste or the effects coffee or tea can have on our bodies. Coffee is very effective on the body, people drink coffee to help them get going every morning. There are several different types of teas that have different purposes for the body. Tea was first discovered when a dried leaf landed in Chinese Emperor Shen Nung’s bowl of water changing the color of it in 2737 B.C. (When was tea invented?, 2016). Coffee was discovered in Ethiopia, by Kaldi who feed his goat these berries and became very energetic at night (National Coffee Association USA, 1911). Kaldi then went to share his news which would later then spread to the east. The cultivation of coffee and trade then began in Arabic Peninsula which later started coffee houses (National Coffee Association USA, 1911). Coffee became very popular after Kaldi’s discovery because of the effect (energy) it gave people when they needed it to help them stay awake. People would eat the coffee bean as an energy snack. A coffee plant can live up to 100 years, “an average coffee tree can produce ten pounds of coffee cherry per year or two pounds of green bean” (National Coffee Association USA, 1911). According to the National Coffee Association USA, experts say that there are 25 to 100 species of coffee plants, however there are two important species, Arabica and Robusta. Caffeine is in most of our daily drinks. Having too much caffeine can be
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