6 Awesome Benefits Of Coffee For Mind, Body And Lifespan – Part 1

Coffee has been one of the earth’s most sought-after beverages for a very long time. There are many misconceptions about coffee, which is not surprising because a lot of studies over the past years have shown both the positive and negative effects of enjoying your favorite coffee.

It is important to know that based on many studies you will only experience the bad effects of caffeine if you drink too much coffee. If you drink too much coffee, you can experience nervousness, insomnia, irregular heartbeat, anxiety, and restlessness.

But don’t be alarmed, grabbing a cup of hot coffee first thing in the morning won’t cause any of those ill effects. It will, in fact, provide you with a perfect way to begin your busy day. According to a study published by the Journal of Nutrition, coffee won’t provide you just with a momentary mental boost, but it will make you experience some long-term health benefits as well. (http://jn.nutrition.org/content/144/6/890.abstract)

#Coffee Will Make You Feel More Energized

The main reason why you’ll immediately feel refreshed and energized after enjoying a cup of your favorite coffee is that caffeine will block the receptors for the chemical adenosine. Adenosine may prevent the release of feel-good chemicals in your brain. While you may feel energized and ready to take on any job after drinking some coffee, be sure to know that caffeine isn’t going to help you improve your thinking ability or memory, at least according to the previously mentioned study.

Coffee Can Help You Burn Fat

Just in case you were not aware of this fact, caffeine is one of the most common ingredients found in fat burning supplements. It is the primary ingredient in these products because it is one of the few natural substances that will help you burn fat. Caffeine does this by significantly boosting your metabolic rate.

Coffee Can Decrease Your Risk Of Type-2 Diabetes

Type-2 diabetes is one of the biggest health problems in the world today. Researchers have yet to figure out what the reason is that coffee lowers your risk of type-2 diabetes, it is widely known that this beverage can reduce the risk for this disease by as much as 50%

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Coffee Can Protect You From Dementia And Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is at this time the leading cause of dementia and is the most frequently diagnosed neuro-degenerative disease in the world today. Despite there being no cure at this time for Alzheimer’s disease, there are steps you can take to reduce the risk of suffering from it. Exercising regularly and eating healthy will definitely help to prevent this disease from attacking you, but it’s also worth noting that drinking coffee can help you as well. In fact, according to a study conducted by the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon, caffeine can lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 65%. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1046/j.1468-1331.2002.00421.x/full)

Coffee Is A Fantastic Source Of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are very important to us while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They can help you lower the risk of high blood pressure, cancer, and numerous other health problems. Antioxidants help to fight free radicals, which are basically molecules that can harm or destroy your cells. There is always a presence of these harmful molecules in your body. They are produced from processed foods, stress, smoking, and other factors linked to an unhealthy lifestyle. So eliminating those will help you out greatly. Considering that coffee is one of the best sources of antioxidants, so go ahead and start enjoying your favorite cup of joe. But do remember to drink it in moderation!

Coffee Can Help You Live A Longer Life

The facts are out that coffee is able to help protect you from certain diseases. So it only makes sense that it can also help you live a longer life too. According to a huge study that involved more than 400,000 older adults, it was concluded that men who drank 2 cups of coffee a day lived an average of 10% longer than those who led a coffee-free life. Among women, coffee drinkers lived 13% longer than their coffee-free cohorts. (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1112010)

Coffee from Yemen

When it comes to having the finest cup of coffee with a flavor worth dying for, Yemeni coffee is what coffee lovers look up to! Yemen claims to produce the oldest and tastiest coffee worldwide. A city named Mocha is located near the Red Sea coast of Yemen and is famous for being the major marketplace for the dark-brown, stunning coffee beans since the 15th century. Mocha reached the summit as coffee producers from 15th to the early 18th century. The trade flourished throughout the world but soon the war and chaos that struck Yemen reduced their coffee sale and trade.

Yemen’s rugged landscape is perfect for coffee production!

The geometric mountainous extensions of the city present the perfect landscape and terraces for the growth of coffee. Since the past 500 years, the people living there have harvested the coffee seeds in pretty much the same way.

The old techniques and tricks are followed by the present farmers in order to produce the same high-quality coffee products. The summer season helps coffee trees flourish and the rainy days support their growth. As soon as the coffee fruit ripens, it is picked for drying. According to the old tradition, the coffee cherries picked our dried on the rooftops. Then, the dried fruit husk is removed and the bean inside revealed. The irregular shape of the bean is what makes them different from the other coffee beans.

Most loved Yemeni coffee flavors!

The coffee produced in Yemen comes in different flavors. The top three to four types of coffees offered in the area include the following:

Mocha mattari:

This type of coffee is planted in the West of Sanaa in Bani Mattar. The taste of this coffee is atypical but is highly-praised by all those who have had it. Coffee drinkers admire the winey acidity in the drink and the variety of chocolate overtones that change the taste making it a little sharper than the other coffees. It comes in further three tastes; light, medium, and dark flavor.

Mocha Sanani:

If you are looking for a well-balanced coffee with a nice distinctive exotic flavor, then Yemeni Mocha Sanani is the drink for you! It is also famous as Arabian Mocha Sanani and is a little less acidic than the Mocha Mattari.

Yemen Ismaili coffee:

The pea-shaped coffee beans are cultivated in central Yemen and are processed to form a nicely brewed cup of coffee.

Recent grand appearance in America!

The news has it that the Yemeni coffee was brought back to America and the coffee beans that were evaluated passed with flying colors. Regarding the beans that were inspected at Equator Coffee (California), about them the co-founder Helen Russell said, “This is a treat, this is a passion, this is history, this is drama, this is the best coffee in the world.”

This ensures the high-quality of the beans. Presently, the port of Mokha’s coffee beans are on their way to New York, California, Paris, Tokyo, Seattle, and will soon reach other parts of the world.