Beyond their cultural significance, both beverages offer various health benefits. Coffee is rich in antioxidants and has been associated with improved cognitive function, a reduced risk of certain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, and even enhanced physical performance. Tea, whether green, black, or herbal, contains polyphenols that may contribute to heart health, boost the immune system, and provide anti-inflammatory effects. Additionally, the ritual of preparing and enjoying these beverages has therapeutic qualities, promoting relaxation and social interaction. As global consumption continues to rise. Join us as Susun Weed discusses the history and medicinal benefits of coffee and tea and how they remain integral to the fabric of human experience.
Run time: 2hrs