Are you one of those people that love their morning cup of
coffee? I am betting you are. Well you are not alone, over 10,000,000
people have coffee every day.
Organic coffee is grown using
methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment. It is
grown without the use of pesticides and fertilizers which in turn helps
out the soil.Organic coffee is grown using methods and materials that
have a low impact on the environment.
In order for coffee to be
certified and sold as organic in the United States, it must be produced
in accordance with U.S. standards for organic production and certified
by an agency accredited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The term
Organic indicates that no chemicals were used in the cultivation of the
coffee. In order to proclaim that a coffee is Certified Organic, a
recognized third party certifier must document the cultivation of the
coffee for three years running and issue an Organic Certificate
coffee is grown in over 40 countries. To name a few; Bolivia, Burundi,
Brazil, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic,
Ecuador, El Salvador,Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India,
Indonesia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru,
and even in the United States (Hawaii). As I said there are more, but
these are the biggest producers.
Coffee contains a lot of
Antioxidants Antioxidants are what you need to fight all of the free
radicals that can cause cell damage spreading through your body. It also
contains caffeine.Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system,
alleviating fatigue and increasing wakefulness. After drinking a cup of
coffee, caffeine is rapidly and efficiently absorbed from the digestive
system and starts to work in the body just 20 minutes after consumption
and the effects may last for several hours.
Some people are more
sensitive to caffeine than others are and too much can cause unwanted
effects such as anxiety, restlessness, irritability and sleep problems.
benefits of coffee are tremendous though. Drinking coffee has been
proven to reduce the risk of such cancers as bladder cancer, bowel
cancer, pancreatic cancer, and ovarian cancer. It has also been linked
to reducing the development of type 2 diabetes and liver disease as well
as the growth of gall stones.
Coffee even offsets some of the
damage caused by other vices, some research indicates. Tests have shown
that people who smoke and are heavy drinkers have less heart disease and
liver damage when they regularly consume large amounts of coffee
compared to those who don't.