Coffee vs. Tea Smackdown: Which Will Claim the Title for Healthiest Drink?

From a Washington Post story by Anahad O’Connor, Aaron Steckelberg, and Garland Potts headlined “Coffee vs. tea smackdown: Which beverage will claim the world title for healhtiest drink?”:

Do you start your mornings with a potent dose of caffeine from a freshly brewed cup of Joe? Or do you prefer a slightly less caffeinated nudge from a warm and gentle cup of tea?

Whatever your preference, scientists have found that regularly drinking coffee or tea can provide a variety of health benefits. But how do coffee and tea compare in a head-to-head matchup? We took a look at the research, and here’s what we found.