Most people never think that something that makes up part of their daily life is far more delicate compared to what they actually realize. Coffee beans are some of the valuable items we should keep in a proper place and in a right way to ensure that they are fresh all the time. Keeping your coffee bean fresh needs little consideration on how you can store it properly. This is because, like other foods, coffee beans can also deteriorate in quality depending on where they are stored. Extreme temperature, oxygen, light and moisture can all contribute into the degradation of the bean’s aroma and flavor. [Read more…]
Coffe is of the ancient drink that has been drink for many years. This is one of the most popular beverage in the world. Choosing coffee sometimes it is one of the most complicated thing. This is because there are different types of coffee bean where you can choose from. They fall into two categories, the arabica and robusta. Mostly people are interested on the bean inside. The bean is the one that is ground, roasted and then brewed to give a delicious drink. We also have two varieties of coffee bean, that is red and green. The red bean has a nice smell and it is known to less acidic. They are used to produce coffees.
After these beans are picked, they are soaked in order to remove the fruit. These beans are them washed to remove any of the flesh that was left over. These beans are then dried out until they retain about 12 percent of their water. They are then soated depending on the color and size. Beans are then roasted and ground within few days using burr grinders or blade grinders that actually chop the beans up. After being ground, they are then brewed to give a delicious and taste cup of coffe. It is important to roast your coffee at home because this will the home roasted coffee is freshly roasted and tastes better. It is also rich in minerals and give a smooth taste. [Read more…]
I have always been wondering whether or not is actually good for my health. So after doing some research, i found out that coffee contains caffeine which is a powerful and addictive stimulant. Most of the individuals who drink coffee regularly feel as if they cannot do anything without it. Caffeine is strong diuretic, hence the more coffee you take, the more the body increases the production of waste. Caffeine and some other ingredients contained in coffee also tends to increase stress causing people to be nervous and fidgety. The great thing about coffee is that it has no calories, no carbohydrates, no fats, and plenty of antioxidants. It has also been found that caffeine stimulates body insulin production which can cause weight gain.
After going through many research, i also found that consuming a lot of coffee or caffeine can bring many negative effects into your body and health in general. Large amount of coffee affects levels of blood sugar causing the process of fat burning to change into the fat storing processes. Too much of it can also trigger the condition called hypoglycemia and accompanied with a lot of dizziness and light headedness. Consuming excessive amount of caffeine can cause nausea, headaches, anxiety, accelerated heartbeat or irritate lining of stomach. This is the reason why most people experience heartburn after consuming or drinking coffee.
The kind of beans used to make a flavored coffee impacts the taste of a finished product greatly. It has been estimated that flavored coffee beans contains over eight hundred different compounds that contribute to the flavor of the coffee. These compounds include sugars, carbohydrates, organic acids, methylxanthines, mineral salts, aromatic oils, and chemicals such as caffeine. Some flavored coffees contains only one type of bean, such as Kenya AA which has a distinctive regional characteristics taste. [Read more…]
Organic coffee contains caffeine which is a substance that hits the brain the moment you take it. When caffeine hits your brain, it suppresses the neurotransmitter known as adenosine. This adenosine influences your attention, sleep, and alertness. It builds up in the brain as your day goes on. The moment the adenosine hits certain level, the body decides it is time to go to bed and sleep. After sleeping, the adenosine will reset and in the following morning you wake up alert and let to do your work. [Read more…]
Coffee is known to be the biggest source of caffeine. Decaffeinated coffee is the coffee that is not caffeine-free. This is simply a processed caffeinated coffee to remove about 97% of original caffeine. This is because different kinds of coffee can absolutely vary in the caffeine content and maybe some of the processes remove more caffeine than others. Caffeine has positive effect on the long term memory. Studies have shown that moderate intake of caffeine will actually enhance the mood and improve alertness of the person.
It is approximated that, an average cup of coffee contains around 95mg of caffeine. However this amount of caffeine varies between various coffee drinks and can range from zero to more than 500mg. it also depends on the size of the bean and how darkly the bean was roasted. The amount above is the total caffeine content of the average size Arabica bean that is common coffee bean used to make coffee or chocolate. Generally, these Arabica coffee beans are normally listed as 1.1 percent to 1.4 percent caffeine for every bean. [Read more…]
Being the lover of coffee myself, i seemed hesitant in starting my research about adverse effects of coffee. Though it is said that two cups of coffee every morning is considered to be the modest amount of coffee an individual can take. However, i have realized that if you consume a lot of coffee each day, it is bad to your health. Consuming too much coffee can do more harm than good.
Coffee is good when taken moderately because it increases alertness, improve mood, reduce fatigue, improve performance, and enhance reaction time. The unpleasant side effects of consuming a lot of coffee include: jitters and trembling, nervousness, difficulties in falling and staying asleep at night, great fatigue the moment you wake up in the morning, panic or anxiety, dizziness, digestive upset and stomach discomfort.
Do you like drinking coffee? If yes, then you are going to learn what it can do for your health and your body. It is no secret that taking a nice cup of coffee in the morning can instantly put you in the right mood a whole day and have some great benefits to your health. Studies conducted have shown that drinking a cup of coffee in the morning can help to lower risks of diseases such as diabetes, cancers and cirrhosis. This is because coffee is made up of certain compounds such as antioxidants which helps in preventing these diseases and making the skin glow and healthier.
However, drinking coffee at night may bring unhealthy changes to your body and health. It has been found that night time caffeine intake delays the body clock by 50 minutes. Actually every person knows that caffeine promotes disturbed sleep and wakefulness. Also there are ways which we have not known before that coffee affects the physiology of an individual. It is well known that coffee contains caffeine which stimulates brain chemicals that keeps the person awake and blocks those which promote sleep.
The smell of coffee always brings a sense of happiness and spiritual growth. Coffee is a stimulator of brain and physical activity and it has very useful qualities. Coffee contains a large number of nutrients: alkaloids, proteins, organic acids, amino acids and mineral elements. But few people know that using coffee helps to lose weight. Let’s look at different ways to lose weight with coffee.
Among the most popular beverages in this world, coffee is one of them. Coffee is prepared in many ways from different brewing methods to different roasting methods. Every method used results in coffee with special overtones, aftertastes, body, and aroma. You will also find some coffee with fruity flavors and clean bright tastes which normally wakes up many workers all over the world. Most individuals consider coffee an essential part of the daily routines. Even though most of them may not take a venture beyond a trusted brand that they always take every morning they wake up.
Many people are familiar with the American flavored coffee and French flavored coffee, but all flavors are good for your health according to studies conducted. This guide gives information on different kinds of coffee flavors that you can find in the market today. They include; espresso, cappuccino, americano, caffe latte, caramel macchiato, cafe mocha, turkish coffee or greek coffee, cuban coffee, arabica coffee, vietnamese coffee.