Interesting facts about tea and coffee

Interesting facts about tea and coffee

Interesting facts about tea and coffee

At the end of XVIII century in Sweden held a curious medical experiment. Local King Gustav III is extremely interested in the question - is harmful or beneficial coffee? In order to solve the problem once and for all, the king pardoned the two sentenced to death twin brothers, obliging them to drink each day your drink, one - the coffee, the other - tea.

And the twins put a two professors who must closely monitor them and report to the king about the slightest changes in their health status. And the ratio of coffee was in those days is that of the experiment were waiting quite obvious: a year or two twin consuming coffee, had to die in terrible agony.
Reality strongly denied all expectations, and rather cynical way. The first of the five left two professors: the third was the king himself, the twins, thus held out the longest, and both lived to a very old age. And the first of them at the age of 83 he left the world, who was drinking ... tea.

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