Coffee is a
brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. These beans are the seeds
of berries from the Coffea plant. The Coffea plant is indigenous to
subtropical Africa and some islands in Southern Asia. This plant was
exported from Africa to countries around the world and they are now
cultivated in over 70 countries. To process coffee beans into coffee, the
ripe beans are picked, processed and dried. These dried beans are roasted
to varying degrees, depending on the desired flavour. These roasted beans
are ground and then brewed to produce coffee as a beverage.
Coffee is slightly acidic and can have a stimulating effect on humans because of its caffeine content. Coffee as a matter of fact is one of the most popular beverages in the world and more interestingly, it can be prepared in so many ways: as espresso, cappuccino, café latte and many others. It can be served hot or iced.
Coffee seeds were first exported from Eastern Africa to Yemen. The coffee plant is believed to have been indigenous to Eastern Africa. From there, the Yemeni traders took the seeds and cultivated them in their homeland. By the 16th century, coffee had reached the rest of the Middle East and from there; it spread to Europe and the rest of the world. Coffee is a top agricultural export for numerous countries and it is among the world's largest legal agricultural export.
When taken in moderate quantity, coffee can actually be very healthy. A cup of coffee is loaded with antioxidants and these can improve one's health. Some studies show that most moderate coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases. First of all, coffee can help people feel less tired and it can increase energy levels. It contains a stimulant called caffeine. When absorbed into the bloodstream, the caffeine does to the brain and there, it blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine stimulating the amount of other neurotransmitters increase, thereby leading to enhanced firing of neurons. Coffee improves brain functions such as memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, etc. Moreover, coffee is found in almost every commercial fat burning supplement. A great benefit of caffeine is that it aids fat burning because it boosts metabolism. Furthermore, a cup of coffee contains essential nutrients such as riboflavin, pantothenic acid, manganese and potassium, etc.
Coffee can be enjoyed in a million and one ways. All these creative ways make coffee a delight to have at any time of the day. The different coffee drinks are Affogato, Americano, Babycino, Breve, Caffe'Freddo, Caffe Latte, Caffe Mocha, Cappuccino Chiaro, Cappuccino Scuro, Con panna, Cortado, Corretto, Doppio, Espresso con Panna, Espresso Lungo, Espresso Romano, White Coffee, Hammerhead, Irish Coffee, Latte Macchiato, Long Black, etc
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