Could coffee do more than just stimulate alertness and stress out the adrenals? What if there was more going on to this ritualistic beverage consumed by billions around the world than just caffeine addiction? What if it was medicine for both the body and soul?
It’s one of the most popular beverages in the world, and many of us rely on it to stay awake every day. But not every cup of coffee is created equal. From the bean to the brew, science can help you get the perfect cup. This week, Reactions goes on a quest for better coffee through chemistry.
We all love a morning brew to kick-start the day. While it certainly has its pros and cons, most acknowledge coffee is good for health. In fact, in Western countries we get more antioxidants from coffee than both fruits and vegetables combined.