5 Mind-blowing facts on coffee
Some people can’t think of starting a day without having a freshly brewed cup of coffee. These people can’t think starting a day without their favourite cup of coffee that they are called ‘coffee addicts” Well, being addicted to coffee is not a bad habit, on the contrary, it’s proven to be healthy as it’s shown to protect us against type 2 diabetes, liver diseases, lower the risks of heart. These are not the only facts, there are more interesting perks of being a coffee addict.
Coffee is not just a drink, it’s a lot more than that. In earlier times, people used to gather over a cup of coffee to share and exchange information. In North America, Starbucks and other coffee chain dominated the market for the ability to provide a different experience while having a coffee.
The drink dates back to 800 A.D.
A study shows that those who drink coffee every morning have a much lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. So don’t forget to pour yourself a cup every morning with your breakfast.
Coffee is a fruit
Coffee is a fruit, which grows on a bush. It grows on the pit of a berry, which technically makes it a fruit. There are different varieties of beans, green and red. The longer that coffee beans have been roasted, the healthier they will be. Decaffeinated coffee comes from a chemical process where the caffeine is taken out of the beans.
There's a Starbucks at CIA headquarters
The officers at America’s intelligence agency Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) but unlike other Starbucks, they are not your usual Starbucks employees. They are selected based on extensive background checks, and they cannot leave their post without an escort.
The world's most expensive coffee comes from animal poop
Kopi Luwak, the world’s most expensive coffee, is made from the poop of the wild animal Asian palm civet. This animal cannot resist the bright red coffee even though it can’t digest the actual coffee beans, pass through the civets’ systems without being fully digested. Some farmer collects the beans from the civets’ droppings, (hopefully) thoroughly washes them, and sells them for up to $600 per pound.
Drinking coffee could extend your cat's life.
The business world record holder “Oldest cat” (38 years old) drank coffee every morning of her furry little life was fed by coffee. The cat that Creme Puff beat out for the record a 34-year-old cat was also fed coffee.