For us Brazilians, talking about coffee is like talking about a national heritage. We are the largest producer of this grain that is so appreciated throughout the world. And the reason for such a passion is obvious: a good cup of coffee, with its strong taste and persistent aroma, is the perfect way to start the day with more energy.
Rich in nutrients, our natural and traditional “cafezinho” can bring significant benefits to health if consumed moderately.
The most well-known component of coffee is the caffeine, a potent stimulant that increases attention and alertness, reasoning skills and resistance to physical effort.
In addition to the stimulus to central nervous system, coffee is rich in antioxidants that prevent the formation of free radicals in the organism, protecting and participating in antiviral, antibacterial and anti-hypertensive activities, inhibiting inflammation and oxidative stress, and producing benefits to health.
More than a tasty beverage, research studies associate coffee with improvements in depression as it positively affects mood and improves cognitive ability and performance.
Some benefits of coffee consumption
1 – Prevents chronic non-communicable diseases
Coffee contains chlorogenic acid (CGA), which helps prevent heart diseases, improves cholesterol levels and glycemic indexes, and can be of great help to patients suffering from diabetes.
2 – Antioxidant power
The composition of coffee includes bioactive compounds able to turn it into an antioxidant food that protects healthy cells from the potential damaging effects of free radicals.
3 – Helps brain functioning
It is known that coffee can improve reasoning skills. Besides increasing alertness, protecting neuronal cells and, in particular, increasing the ability to preserve long-term memory.
4 – Contributes to the acceleration of the metabolism
The major component of coffee is caffeine, an excellent thermogenic substance that improves performance and energy levels during the practice of physical exercise. Also, caffeine enhances energy expenditure and promotes an increased feeling of satiety.
5 – Generates affective memories
Coffee is consumed by most Brazilians and often comes full of affective memories, such as that smell of coffee that filled our grandparents’ house at the end of the day or that time when the family meets to drink coffee in the morning. These memories full of emotion make it a food that brings us comfort and familiarity.
A coffee prepared with love can make you feel hugged and cuddled.
What is the difference between Korin Que tal? (What if?) coffee and the conventional coffee?
Korin Que Tal? (What if?) coffee is produced using methods and management practices that create benefits to the society and environment through reducing the environmental risks and pollution, as well as other negative impacts of the use of natural resources.
A sustainable coffee production chain respects the farmer and the environment, preserving biodiversity and reducing the use of pollutant inputs such as pesticides, which generates economic, social and environmental sustainability.
In addition to the many environmental benefits, Korin sustainable coffee has positive effects on the body and health.
- It is richer in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals than conventional coffee.
- It is free of toxic residues originated from synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, preservatives, colorings or artificial flavorings.
Finally, being aware of the fact that the coffee you drink is produced in a responsible way ensures a better drinking experience.