MINUTES THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR VISIONS OF COFFEE FOR EVER

Coffee is an essential morning tradition for starting our days.

Do you know that drinking coffee every morning has some impacts in our health? But before getting into that we are going to begin with where coffee comes from and how people make it.

FUN FACTS ABOUT COFFEE

Do you think of how much coffee you drink? Here are some fun facts about coffee.

— Approximately $50 billion are spend on coffee by people. –30% of children aged 13-18 drink coffee — People aged 60+ drink the most coffee. 70% of them are daily consumers. — Coffee lowers the risks of Type II diabeties and liver disease. — 54% of people drink coffee daily.

ALL coffee comes fron two main types of coffee beans:

Used in blends, instant coffee which is easier and cheaper to cultivate and it forms approximately 30% of the world coffee production.
Fine, mild, aromatic which is expensive to cultivate and it forms approximately 70% of the world coffee production.

WHERE DO COFFEE COMES FROM?

Ethiopia being the main origins of the arabica and robusta beans, coffee been grows in many differents countriesacross the worlds. Arabica primarily grows in Brazil, Mexico, Columbia and Honduras. Robusta also grows in Brazil but it is also found in Vietnam, Indonesia, India and Uganda. The map below will help you for more visual explanation.

HOW TO MAKE THE DIFFERENTS TYPES OF COFFEE

Different kind of coffee are refered to by very different names depending on what other ingredients are used. For exemple;

Ristretto– A short shot of expesso. Expresso– Strong, thick black coffee. Iced coffee– just from its name; coffee that’s been chiled with iced cubes. Americano– Expresso poured over hot water. Etc Under is an image of how coffee is made.

IMPACTS OF COFFEE ON PEOPLE HEALTH

Caffeine can cause positive and negative impacts depending on how often you consume it;

It helps to prevent dieases like stroke and certain cancers, lower our risk of Parkison’s and Dementia and boost our concentration and memory. Caffeine, a mild stimulant, also provides benefits; it’s been linked to lower risks of Alzheimer’s diseases.

But on otherhand, caffeine is a drug, says Steven Meredith, a researcher in behavioural pharmacilogy. Caffeine increases boold sugar level, making it harder for type 2 diabeties to manage insulin. It increases anxiety and disrupts sleep patterns leading to a vicious cycle of restless sleep.

Bottom line: it also depends on us because some people have different reaction depending on the quantity of caffeine they drink.

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