Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. This world-renowned drink is brewed from roasted coffee beans and is popularly known to keep us awake and energized in order to stay active while carrying out our daily activities. According to healthline.com, coffee is encompassed with various health benefits like:
- Reducing the possibilities of liver cancer
- Protection from Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia
- May lower your risk of Parkinson’s disease
- Lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes
- Help to burn fat
- Contains Essential Nutrients like Magnesium and Potassium
- Improving Energy Levels and Makes You Smarter
- May help you live longer
- As a source of antioxidants
- Help lower stroke risk and doesn’t cause heart attack
- Can fight depression and makes you happier
- Significantly increase your Physical performance.
Despite all of its benefits, coffee can also be addictive, with disadvantages like causing sleep restriction and restlessness because of the presence of caffeine in it.
The USDA Federal dietary guidelines states that – A healthy eating pattern can include three to five 8-ounce cups of coffee a day. It is advisable to drink nothing more than four “8-ounce cups” of coffee a day, while drinking just one cup a day is enough for you if you‘re pregnant.
What Country is Most Addicted to Coffee?
According to an estimate carried out by Statista in Oct. 2020, the Netherlands came out first on the list of the most coffee consumption countries in the world. The per capita consumption of coffee from the Consumer Market Outlook is 8.3kg in the northwestern European country. No surprises, Canada also made it to the list too at number five, making it one of the countries with the most coffee consumption too with a per capita of 5.5kg.
Below is an infographics table and data from Statista
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