In the last three centuries, 90% of all people living in the Western world have switched from tea to coffee.

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History Of Coffee

1800s headline: Coffee will make you go blind – Postum's ads against coffee were especially negative, claiming coffee was as bad as morphine, cocaine, nicotine or strychnine and could cause blindness. 1916 headline: Coffee stunts your growth Medical concerns and negative public beliefs about the benefits of coffee rose in the early 1900's. Good Housekeeping