What about Caffeine
Caffeine is a natural component in all coffee.
The most important effect of caffeine is a light
stimulation to the nervous system. This can
result in feeling less tired & more energetic.
It can also have a positive effect on concentration
and speed of reaction. The effect of caffeine
depends on body weight and the individuals'
biological makeup. There is not one rule of
thumb for this. Other products, like tea, also
Is coffee bad for your health?
There is no conclusive evidence that indicates
that a moderate amount of coffee is bad for
your health.Since the discovery of coffee,
many therapeutic effects have been attributed
to it. Modern science recognises the effects
of caffeine, such as stimulation of the metabolism
and an increase in the ability to react. Normal
coffee drinking does not have any harmful
consequences for a healthy individual, although
not everyone can tolerate caffeine equally
well. Some drink coffee in the evening and
fall asleep without any difficulty, while
others may have more difficulty in falling
asleep. This is equally true of tea, which
also contains caffeine.
Does coffee contain calories?
Practically not. Neither does instant coffee.
The addition of milk and sugar in a cup of
coffee however, does add calories. Also, mixed
instant coffees like Wiener Melange or cappuccino,
contain calories because they contain milk
and sugar.How many different coffee beans
exist? There are more than 60 different varieties
of coffee, but for trade purposes the Arabica
and Robusta are the most important. Arabica
is a well-flavoured, aromatic coffee with
less caffeine than Robusta, which has a somewhat
unrefined, earthier taste. Coffee types are
distinguished by the variety and origin (highland
or lowland), the flavour and the aroma of