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    Coffee and health

    Uncover the intricate relationship between coffee and health in our in-depth exploration of the brew’s impact on well-being. What is coffee? Depending on the person, coffee can be a necessity, a ritual, a social lubricant, or a crutch. Coffee can be a source of income for some and a budget drain for others. But what does the dictionary say? coffee (noun) 1a: a beverage made by percolation, infusion, or decoction from the roasted and ground seeds of a coffee plant b: any of several Old World tropical plants (genus Coffea and especially C. arabica and C. canephora) of the madder family that are widely cultivated in warm regions for their seeds…

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    What’s in your coffee shop beverage?

    Australians love their coffee, although not as much as several Nordic and European countries (we didn’t make the list of top 20 coffee drinking countries in 2017). Australia is also a big consumer of tea, ranking #13 according to the same source. From the results of the latest Australian Health Survey (2011-12), 53.6% of women and 38.9% of men 19+ years old drink tea; 57.5% of women and 57.0% of men (19+ years old) drink coffee or coffee substitutes (1). If you fall in these groups, do you know what’s in your coffee shop beverage? Caffeine The main reason people drink coffee is caffeine, a stimulant found in coffee, tea,…