Important Facts About Coffee Everyone Should Know
These are the facts that prove that coffee is here to stay, and is a lot healthier for you than non-coffee drinkers know.
If you love coffee, you already know how important it is to get through the day. But there are a lot of stigmas and misconceptions regarding whether it is good for us or not. These are the facts that prove that coffee is here to stay, and is a lot healthier for you than non-coffee drinkers know.
Dark Roasts Have Less Caffeine
Dark roasts like French or Italian may taste stronger, but they don’t contain as much caffeine
The process of roasting beans actually burns off caffeine. Lighter roasts have more caffeine but are harder on the stomach.
Not All Coffee Is The Same
Different brands of coffee have a wide range of caffeine
Not all coffee brands are created equal. A cup of coffee from Starbucks has more than twice the amount of caffeine than a cup from McDonald’s.
Coffee Doesn’t Dehydrate You
Coffee can hydrate you just as well as water
Once you drink coffee enough, your body adapts to the caffeine intake and, “your body becomes more able to regulate the fluid intake and is less susceptible to any increases in urine output that somebody who’s caffeine-naïve might experience.”
Coffee Is Better Than An Energy Drink
Coffee has more caffeine per serving than most energy drinks
Most energy drinks are packed with sugar, which affects tooth decay, weight gain, inflammation, diabetes and metabolic issues. Energy drinks have more artificial ingredients than coffee and much less healthier for you.
Espresso Has The Most Caffeine
Espresso has a smaller concentration because of it’s brew time
Filter brewed or drip coffee has more caffeine per cup than an espresso. One shot of espresso contains 40-65 mg of caffeine but an 8-ounce cup has between 100-200 mg.
Coffee Can Help You Live A Longer And Healthier Life
Coffee has antioxidants and helps lower risk of Parkinson’s Disease
Studies have shown that coffee/caffeine consumption can help lower the risk of a plethora of different diseases.
Coffee Poop Is Rare And Expensive
Cats and elephants eat the coffee cherries, which gives the beans a better flavor
While in the stomachs of cats or elephants, the coffee cherries ferment and add flavor to the beans. Because of this process, there is a limited availability and they’re extremely expensive.
The Coffee Scent At Your Coffee Shop May Be Fake
Coffee companies use coffee aromas to lure in customers
Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts were caught using “fake coffee smells” to attract customers through aromas. Store-bought coffee injects coffee aroma into their containers to make the coffee grounds appear fresher when you first open the cans.
Drinking Coffee Can Help Save Your Liver From Alcohol
Studies found drinking coffee helped reduce the risk of alcohol-related liver disease
In a study, coffee consumption cuts liver cancer risk by more than 50% if the drinker had three or more cups a day.