For most of us, coffee is how we start every morning, without it we would flat line. So of course, we are going to honor the beautiful day that is National Coffee Day! Whether it’s light, medium, or dark roast we can all appreciate a delicious warm cup of joe.
As a tribute to the best part of our mornings, we have found 6 AWESOME facts that you never knew about coffee.
Coffee isn’t even THAT dehydrating.
Unless consumed in large quantities (more two coffees a day) there aren’t such negatives effects. In fact, studies have shown it doesn’t significantly change hydration levels.
Coffee contains important nutrients you need to survive.
A single cup of coffee contains 11% of the daily recommended amount of Riboflavin (vitamin B2), 6% of Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5), 3% of Manganese and Potassium, and 2% of Niacin and Magnesium.
Drinking coffee can help you burn fat. UM YES!
Studies have shown that the caffeine in the coffee can increase your metabolism 3-11%. It is one of the few chemicals that can actually help burn fat, so drink up!
There is an area of the world called the “coffee belt”.
The Coffee Belt contains all of the regions with conditions needed for coffee growing. Since the plants require lots of sunshine and warmth, it’s pretty easy to say that this belt makes a good outline for the best tropical vacations, too!
Coffee can help prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Several studies have shown that coffee drinkers are up to 65% less likely to get Alzheimer’s Disease, the leading cause of dementia.
Caffeine improves your performance when working out.
Caffeine increases your levels of adrenaline, and releases fatty acids from fat tissues. This leads to a better physical performance by caffeine consumers before working out.