Are you ready to read everything that you did not know about coffee?
Did you know that is the most consumed beverage in the absolute after water? The coffee is drunk in fact anywhere in the world, almost all know its properties, and not beneficial. But few people know rather little curiosity of this drink that much love.
Staying in the category of non-beneficial properties, surely we all know that coffee drinking in excessive amounts can cause health problems. But you know that in some ways the coffee not only causes illness, but it is also a compound poisonous? Well yes! If taken in excessive doses, we speak of at least 70/80 cups or glasses of coffee made during the day, it can be very harmful, causing in some cases cardiac arrests.
And know however, that coffee is consumed more in cold countries? For example, in the regions of Northern Europe is consumed much more coffee than in the euro-Mediterranean.
Although the coffee to some extent is harmful to the human body, for many other instead turns out to be a good medicine. In fact, a 2008 study from the University of Lund (Sweden), has demonstrated therapeutic effect that coffee would have breast cancer.
While in 2011, another university, Harvard School of Public Health conducted a study of 48,000 men, with positive results; drinking six or more cups of coffee a day could reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Some people do not take drinking coffee but, because of medical effects that coffee against cancer, is often given as injections.
Other research on the effects that caffeine can have on the body, as it may seem strange, in some cases, the coffee can also serve as a good antidepressant.
One of curiosity more ambiguous, in fact, is precisely to be defined by the Church, “the drink of the devil.” This is given just for the exciting properties containing the coffee, so that, for many years has been used as beverage from tavern.
regards the sports, the coffee is an excellent source of energy. A study by the University of Queensland, has shown 14 cyclists, after consuming coffee at least one hour before a race, have greatly improved their performance.
You thought that decaffeinated coffee, it was really without caffeine? Not so! There is only a variant of decaffeinated coffee: Coffea charrieriana, Cameroon. All other types of coffee are artificially decaffeinated, precisely because it is impossible to totally eliminate caffeine.
A study conducted by the University of Florida, announces that 8/10 cups of decaffeinated coffee, is the same percentage of caffeine contained in one or two cups of regular coffee.
Do you know why the coffee drunk in Naples appears to be stronger? Obviously it all depends on the type of mixture: if you take into account the Arabica and Robusta, we note that the Arabica contains less caffeine than the robusta, which instead contains even twice. The type of coffee roasting can make stronger and more intense flavor.
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