Food & Drink, Health

Instant Black Coffee

Instant Black Coffee

Instant black coffee is made from regular coffee beans that has been roasted and ground. Instant coffee was first invented in France sometime in 1881 by Alphonso Allis. Today, nearly 15% of the American population and 40% worldwide consume instant coffee.

There are many flavored varieties of instant coffee mixes for latte’s and mocha beverages that you can find in stores, supermarkets and online market places. Almost every adult on the planet has at one point or another had a cup of coffee in their lifetime.

Health Benefits Of Instant Black Coffee

All coffee contains antioxidants and instant coffee is no exception, consuming the appropriate amount may help improve Attention, Alertness, Physical performance and may also lower the risk of heart diseases.

A 236 ml/ 8 fl. oz cup of instant black coffee without milk or sugar

  • Calorie 4-5 Cal
  • Potassium  200 mg
  • Magnesium  17 mg
  • Caffeine  57 mg

 Instant Coffee Health Risk

Exceeding the daily recommended limits of Instant black coffee may increase the risk of bladder cancer, disturb sleep patterns and could decrease intestinal iron absorption if consumed with, before or after meals. Therefore it’s best if you drink your coffee at least 1 hour before eating.

Extensive studies and research shows that drinking high amounts of unfiltered or boiled coffee may lead to certain risk factors such as high triglycerides, LDL, and total Cholesterol levels, also people with heart disease should refrain from drinking more than 3 cups a day.

Drip Coffee And Espresso

Drip coffee got its name from the method through which it is made, which is brewing by using a coffee filter equipment or paper coffee filters. This method was first discovered in 1908 by a German lady called Melitta Bentz.

Espresso is not an actual type of coffee, it is just the method through which it is made using a pressure coffee brewing device called an espresso machine. Any finely grind coffee can be used to make an espresso. Because espresso is the same as instant coffee or black coffee, the health benefits and side effects does not change.

Safe amount of daily coffee consumption is 4 cups. Children should not drink coffee and expecting mother’s can have a cup and a half per day.

For more on coffee and the health benefits of coffee you can refer to this article. So there you have it, the health benefits and risk of instant black coffee, which coffee do you drink?


Tagged , , , , ,