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5 Reasons You Should Drink Coffee

Coffee is perhaps one of the most unique beverages in the world. Distinctive varieties of coffee beans from all over the globe create an array of flavors and roasts with seemingly endless possibilities. It’s something that can be enjoyed early in the morning after first waking up, during the lunch-hour rush, and even after dinner. It can be served hot, cold, over ice, frozen, and the list goes on. While there doesn’t seem to be any end to the different ways coffee can be enjoyed, there is something much more important about this delicious drink. Research has shown time and time again that it has numerous health benefits. If you are interested in learning a bit more about some of the reasons you should drink a cup of coffee on a regular basis, here are 5 of the most important.

It Gives You a Quick Boost of Energy

Coffee contains the stimulant caffeine, which can be incredibly beneficial in the right amount. After drinking a cup of coffee, your central nervous system gets the quick boost of energy necessary to maintain alertness and focus when feeling tired. One study even showed that caffeine was linked to improvement times in “visuospatial reasoning, simple reaction time, choice reaction time, and incidental verbal memory.” 1

It Increases Your Metabolism

Did you know that drinking coffee can actually help you lose weight? For those trying to lose a few extra pounds before the holiday season, regular coffee consumption has been shown to increase metabolic rate and the number of calories you burn on a daily basis.

It Improves Your Mood

Believe it or not, coffee can actually help you fight depression. While there are a few variables involved, one study suggests that “coffee and caffeine consumption were significantly associated with decreased risk of depression.” 2 In fact, women benefit even more from drinking a regular cup of coffee. Another study concluded that “women who drank one or more cups of coffee a day had a 20% lower risk” of depression and developing mood disorders. 3

It Improves Your Athletic Performance

The reasons why you should drink coffee aren’t just limited to an ability to help you improve your mood or lower the risk of depression. Doing so can actually increase your athletic performance and enhance the quality of your workouts. By increasing activity in the central nervous system, caffeine can block certain pain signals your muscles send to your brain and allow you to exercise longer.

It’s A Great Way to Socialize

Did you know there are more than 30,000 coffee shops in the United States alone? It would be fair to say that nearly everywhere you go there is another option to find a place to enjoy a cup.. Younger generations have become particularly inclined to see coffee as not only a way to get the day started or improve their mood, but also as an important part of their social life. Surveys have shown that coffee is a symbol of a contemporary lifestyle and young consumers hold the social aspect that comes with it very high. A common social bond ultimately leads to a higher quality of life and better personal relationships.

The list of reasons you should enjoy a cup of coffee on a daily basis could go on for pages. However, the most important thing to keep in mind is that there is a reason this beverage has been enjoyed by so many around the world for such a long time. If you are looking for a place to find high-quality coffee that can help you find that quick boost of energy, improve your mood, or give you an excuse to socialize, we are here to help.

As a coffee company with roots tracing back six generations, we offer different roasts and flavors from unique farms located in Ethiopia, Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Colombia, and many other countries in the Coffee Belt. We remain committed to allowing our

customers to experience a wide variety of fresh coffees from sustainable sources from around the world. If you are interested in learning more about these blends and how we can bring coffee culture from around the globe right to your front door, visit our website today!

1 “6 surprising benefits of caffeine | MDLinx.” 19 Nov. 2019,
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2 “Coffee and caffeine consumption and depression: A … – PubMed.” Accessed 5 Nov. 2020.
3 “Drinking coffee may decrease depression risk in women | News.” 26 Sep. 2011,
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Coffee: A Healthy Outlier

In the 1950’s, Dr. Stewart Wolf completely changed the way the world views health. After a lecture at the University of Oklahoma, Wolf was invited out for a beer with a colleague who had an interesting story to tell. There was a town just outside of Bangor, Pennsylvania known as “Roseto.” A small group of Italian immigrants had settled there in the early 1900’s and remained almost entirely isolated from the outside world. They spoke nothing but Italian and even the architecture reflected their cultural roots. However, while the degree of mystery surrounding the community was compelling, there was something much more compelling to talk about. There wasn’t a single person in the entire town of Roseto who was dying from heart disease.1

1 “Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell | Hachette Book Group | Little ….”
Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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Origins of Coffee Culture and History – An Ethiopian Legend 

Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. There, legend says the goat herder Kaldi first discovered the potential of these beloved beans.

The story goes that that Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that after eating the berries from a certain tree, his goats became so energetic that they did not want to sleep at night.

Kaldi reported his findings to the abbot of the local monastery, who made a drink with the berries and found that it kept him alert through the long hours of evening prayer. The abbot shared his discovery with the other monks at the monastery, and knowledge of the energizing berries began to spread.

As word moved east and coffee reached the Arabian peninsula, it began a journey which would bring these beans across the globe.,potential%20of%20these%20beloved%20beans.

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Scipio Farms endorses Eco Delight Coffee!

Eco-Delight Coffee’s roots trace back six generations to Guillermo Moran’s ancestors in the town of Ahuachapan, El Salvador. As coffee growers supplying green beans, they were subject to typical swings in the prices of raw material in the commodities market. To help stabilize exposure to market swings, Guillermo’s grandfather decided to add value to their product by starting a small coffee roasting facility to supply the local market.
At the same time the Bendig family arrived in Costa Rica from Germany. Recognizing that all machinery for coffee milling and coffee roasting was being imported, they began Bendig Maquinaria to manufacture and service the coffee growing regions.

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Coffee Roasting

Light roast.
-Light brown in color.
-Light body.
-No oil on the surface.

Medium roast.
-Medium brown in color.
-More body than light roast.
-No oil on the surface.

Dark roast.
-Dark brown in color.
-More body than medium roast.
-Sheen of oil on the surface.

Figure 1. Coffee roasted
Lokker, B. (2017). Coffee roasting explained. Retrieved March 23, 2021, from Webmaster website: 

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Cartago, Costa Rica.

Cartago was founded in 1563 by Juan Vasquez de Coronado, it was the first successful establishment in Costa Rica.

Figure 1 Basílica de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles

Many people come to Cartago annually, to visit the nation’s principal church, the enormous Basílica de los Ángeles, on the feast day of the Virgin of the Angels on August 2nd.

Agricultural products make up the base of the economy of the rural areas around the city, also Cartago is home of the Costa Rica Institute of Technology, one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the country.

Parker, J. (2017). How Cartago became a national monument in Costa Rica . Retrieved September 4, 2020, from Webmaster website: 
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Santa Rosa, the 14 minutes battle.

On March 20, 1856, some 400 mercenaries from the U.S., Germany and France arrived at Hacienda Santa Rosa in northwest Guanacaste.

Figure 1 William Walker

On March 1, Costa Rica declared war on the new regime in Nicaragua, now run by a thin 32-year-old born in Nashville, Wlliam Walker.

The Costa Rican battle plan was simple, ancient and ruthless: Surround the enemy and attack from the front, left and right, with men lying in wait in the rear to kill or capture those who fled.

Kahler, K. (2015). The Story  Santa Rosa: Costa Rica’s stunning 1856 victory in 14-minute battle . Retrieved December 12, 2019, from Webmaster website: 

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Cocos island national park.

This beautiful place was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.

Figure 1 Cocos island

The national park was created in 1978 to protect the unique ecological diversity and habitats that the site provides for marine wildlife, including pelagic species such as sharks.

Figure 2 Informative sign at the national park
(2019). Isla del Cocos National Park. Retrieved November 19, 2019, from Webmaster website: 

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The coat of arms.

The coat of arms of Costa Rica is beautiful and elaborate, it was created in 1848 and includes seven stars representing the seven provinces of Costa Rica: Guanacaste, Puntarenas, Heredia, Alajuela, Limón, San José and Cartago.

Figure 1 The coat of arms of Costa Rica

We can also see three volcano peaks, the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, a rising sun at the background that shows prosperity, a merchant ship to represent the exchange that Costa Rica does with the rest of the world, two branches of myrtle for peace and two banners, the blue one says ” América Central” ​​and the white one says ” República de Costa Rica”.

(2010). Costa Rica National Emblem. Retrieved October 2, 2019, from Webmaster website:
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The Flag of Costa Rica.

Costa Rica was part of the Federal Republic of Central America until it had unofficially dissolved by 1841. The blue, white and red horizontal stripes was it officially adopted in 1906 as the official flag of Costa Rica. The flag seen with the national shield displayed on the red stripe is called “Pabellón”.

Figure 1 The flag of Costa Rica

Costa Rica Ideals.

Red: the warmth of Costa Rican people.
Blue: means the sky, opportunities and intellectual thinking.
White: means happiness, wisdom, power and beauty of the sky.

(2018). The Costa Rica National Flag. Retrieved May 15, 2019, from Webmaster website: