Around 800 A.D. coffee was said
to be discovered by an
Ethiopian goatherd whose name
Kaldi noticed his goats had
more energy and were dancing
from shrub to shrub eating the
cherry-red berries that
contained the coffee bean He
tried the beans himself and
soon found himself frolicking
with his flock.
Latin American countries are attempting to make changes to
respond to the growing instant coffee market. Three Latin
countries (Brazil, Columbia, and Ecuador) have become significant
exporters of instant coffee.
less likely to have type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and dementia -
have fewer cases of certain cancers, heart rhythm problems, and strokes.
- Studies show that the risk for type
2 diabetes is lower among regular
coffee drinkers than among those
who don't drink it.
-Coffee has also been shown
to improve Endurance performance
in long-duration physical activities.
Harms of coffee
Coffee is not also usually considered as a healthy food
, noted 9 potential health risks of coffee drinking
- Increased cholesterol levels
- Damage to arteries
- Heart rhythm disturbances
- Blood pressure
- Osteoporosis (bone loss
- Disrupted sleep, nervousness and anxiety
But, the negative effects of coffee tend to emerge
in excessive drinking so it is best to avoid heavy consumption
Researchers don't ask people to
drink or skip coffee for the sake of
science. Instead, they ask them
about their coffee habits. Those
studies can't show cause and
effect. It's possible that coffee
drinkers have other advantages,
such as better diets, more exercise,
or protective genes.