Coffee or tea? The answer might lie in your genes

So, which one is your favorite?

Drinking tea might help reduce glaucoma risk, new study concludes

Drinking tea (especially without sugar) is good for you, but having a healthy diet and staying fit are still more impactful.

How to brew the perfect tea — according to science

Brewing the perfect tea is as much an art as it is a science.

What is Kombucha and is it good for you?

Many label it as a magic drink that cures anything from constipation to cancer. Is there any truth to these claims?

Sugar with that? Sweetening coffee or tea really changes your drink

Coffee and tea taste bitter to most people because of the caffeine. Of course, some like their coffee dark, but most people, including yours truly, can’t have a sip without at least a lump of sugar inside. Apparently, we’re on to something. Adding sugar to coffee or tea not only cuts the bitterness, but changes the chemistry of the drink at a fundamental level, according to Dr. Seishi Shimizu at University of York.

Swap a sweet drink for water and you get a 25% lower chance of diabetes

Swapping out a single daily sweet drink for water or unsweetened tea or coffee can lower the risk of diabetes by up to 25%, a new research suggests.

Tea flavors changing with shifting rainfall patterns

Climate change has many unexpected consequences – as a research has shown yet again. This time, a team of Montana scientists have shown that the tea flavors are changing, mainly as a result of shifting rainfall patterns. This variability can jeopardize the livelihood of tea growers and has significant effects on the end product we drink. Tea is the most

Drinking tea reduces risk of non-CV mortality. The opposite occurs for coffee

A recent study that assessed coffee and tea consumption habits of a whooping 131 000 people from France found that tea reduces non-cardiovascular mortality (non-CV) by 24%. Far from it, the same can’t be said about drinking coffee: consumers  had a higher CV risk profile than non-drinkers, particularly for smoking. Overall there’s a tendancy to have a higher risk profile for coffee drinkers and