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Coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world and is believed to date back to the 15th century where it was drunk by Sufi monks in monastery's in the Yemen. There are two main types of coffee grown - Arabica and Robusta. In Australia we consume 86.9 million coffees are drunk in Australia each week.
Coffee is cultivated in over 70 countries across the world. Coffee is slightly acidic and if consumed in large quantities stimulate the central nervous system causing anxiety. It can also increase the risk of osteoporosis. In moderation however coffee is considered to have a number of health benefits including reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
Category: Drink
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy in sealed foil packs. Avoid instant coffee. If buying decaffeinated select one decaffeinated naturally with the Swiss water filtration method.
To Store:
Store ground beans in an airtight container in the fridge
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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

Alzheimers Disease
Slow metabolism
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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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