Coffee’s origin dates back to 10th century AD, somewhere in Ethiopia where a couple of farmers found out about the energising effect of the local coffee plant.
The leaves of the so called ‘magical fruit’ were boiled in water and the beverage was thought to have medicinal properties. Slowly, Coffee travelled across the world and evolved in various ways we have it today.
Originally consumed for its medicinal benefits, in recent years coffee has been at the center of many studies and the results have been quite interesting. Here are a few of them:
1. It makes you smarter
Taking the right amount of coffee makes you smarter. Coffee contains an active ingredient called caffeine which improves the mood, memory, vigilance and brain function.