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Coffee Report 2024

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This document provides current news about the health impact of coffee and how it has become a favorite national beverage. Some older information is included for context.

Currently, 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed every day. It is a $90 billion per year industry. [Source: BBC, at 2m 38s]


BBC World Service (16 May 2024)

“Coffee and what it does to your body” — Billions of people around the world rely on a little cup of coffee to get them through the day. But have you ever stopped to think about what it’s doing to your body? [Source]

Dr. Eric Berg (4 Apr 2024)

“The REAL Reason You Should Drink Coffee” — Coffee in moderation can do a lot more than wake you up! Discover the fascinating health benefits of drinking coffee. [Source]

Jessie Inchauspé (20 Mar 2024)

“COFFEE & its Consequences: 3 science tips you need to know” — In today’s episode, I’m diving into the effects of coffee on our health and glucose levels. Let’s tackle the beloved ritual of coffee drinking – from the benefits and potential glucose spikes caused by black coffee to the impacts of sugar, sweeteners, and different types of milk. [Source]

Jonathan Morris (5 Mar 2024)

“How humanity got hooked on coffee” — One day around 850 CE, a goatherd observed that his goats started acting abnormally after nibbling on some berries. The herder tried them himself, and soon enough, he was just as hyper. As the story goes, this was humanity’s first run-in with coffee. So, how did coffee go from humble plant to one of the world’s most consumed beverages? Jonathan Morris traces the history of this energizing elixir. [Source]

By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com