Coffee is a fermented drink made from roasted coffee beans that are actually the seeds of berries from the Coffee plant. The plant is native to some islands in southern Asia and subtropical Africa. The coffee plant was exported from Africa to nations around the world and the plants are now cultivated in more than 70 nations, mainly in the equatorial regions of Africa, India, Southeast Asia and America. This list contains 10 more interesting facts about coffee you probably don’t know.
According to legend, shepherds in Ethiopia first realized the caffeinating effects of coffee when they saw that their goats began dancing after consuming coffee berries.
Coffee contains many antioxidants that help your body fight chemicals known as free radicals. As a result, people who consume coffee are at a lower risk of diseases such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.