Life Story of the Coffee
The history of coffee goes way back. Like way back. It is believed that the earliest evidence of coffee drinking dates back to the 15th century in Yemen. The English word “coffee” was coined in the late 1500’s from the Dutch “koffie”.
You’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t drink too much coffee. But, like with everything, moderation is the key. Coffee is most popularly known for keeping you awake—But it does much more than that. Caffeine, the active ingredient in coffee, is known to also improve mood and brain function. They do this by blocking an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, which increases stimulation. Coffee also raises metabolic rate and increases the oxidation of fatty acids, resulting in a faster burning of fats. Coffee is also high in nutrients and antioxidants. Unlike the liquid coffee, which has lost some of the nutrients during the process, we use ground coffee beans to hold onto all that goodness.
Why should you eat more Coffee?
They're loaded with:
Necessary for digestive and cardiovascular health, as it stimulates bowel movement and balances the absorption of fats by the intestinal lining.
Helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat steady, and helps bones remain strong, being essential for over 300 bodily functions. It also helps regulate blood glucose levels and aid in the production of energy and protein.
An essential element for blood production and transferring oxygen in your blood from the lungs to the tissues.
Helps the body form connective tissue, bones, blood clotting factors, and sex hormones. It also plays a role in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, calcium absorption, and blood sugar regulation, being essential for most bodily functions.
Riboflavin is a key player in energy production, by helping convert carbohydrates into sugar. It also promotes proper growth and development of many parts of the body, such as the reproductive organs, tissues, and nervous system.
Crucial to heart function, it plays a key role in normal digestive and muscular function. It works alongside sodium to maintain a normal blood pressure, and it also helps to maintain a healthy balance of fluids in the body. Potassium is also essential for proper nerve and muscle function.
Like with all B complex vitamins, they help convert carbohydrate into energy. Vitamin B5 also improves hormone stimulation, helps relieve stress, and maintains heart health by retaining good fats and removing excessive fats from the body.