Coffee: The Antioxidants And The Benefits Of Coffee

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According to Rob Knight, “People worldwide use nearly 7.2 billion kilograms (16 billion pounds) of coffee beans per year.” Coffee is very popular around the world for its aroma and rich flavor. The average coffee drinking American drinks three cups per day, as reported by Austin, Texas-based Coffee Research Institute. According to recent studies, coffee is very addictive and could lead to weight gain, but it also could protect against diseases and it has lots of antioxidants. Coffee has lots of very good perks such as its large amount of antioxidants, it helps prevent against diseases, and it has vitamins and minerals. First, coffee is the number one source of antioxidants of all foods. Antioxidants have vitamins like vitamins E and C to…show more content…
Secondly, the secret of the coffee bean was passed from Africa to Arabia to Turkey. By 1700, coffee had become popular in Amsterdam, London, Paris, Vienna, and other European cultural centers. People everywhere would travel from place to place, and they would bring back coffee and would show it to their country. That was how it spread around the world. Finally, coffee is made in many different ways. “In the first method, the berries are left to dry in the sun until their outer shell turns brown and the pulp inside evaporates, leaving the coffee beans (the seeds of the coffee berry) loose in the shell. The seeds are then extracted from the shell. In the second method, the pulp is removed quickly after harvesting, and the beans are run through fermenting and washing tanks. The beans are dried and left to cure for several weeks before they are separated from their shells”(Knight). These methods are long, but they worked hundreds of years ago, and they work now too. In conclusion, the coffee bean has been around for a long time, and is now popular all around the

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