Some Coffee Facts

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  • Over 150 million Americans drink coffee every day
  • Fifty-two percent of Americans over the age of eighteen drink coffee every morning.
  • Thirty percent of the population drinks coffee occasionally, meaning that over eighty percent of Americans consume coffee.
  • —Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day making the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world.
  • The average worker spends $20 on coffee each week.

Other facts:

  • Coffee contains lots of antioxidants (it’s the biggest source of antioxidants in an average Western diet!) that help the body fight chemicals called “free radicals.”
  • Coffee contains important nutrients you need to survive.  Studies have shown that drinking caffeine can increase your metabolism 3 to 11%.
  • Several studies have shown that coffee drinkers are up to 65% less likely to get Alzheimer’s Disease, which is a leading cause of dementia.
  • People who drink four cups of coffee a day are 80% less likely to develop cirrhosis, a condition that develops from several diseases affecting the liver.
  • Caffeine increases your levels of adrenaline, and releases fatty acids from fat tissues, leading to a better physical performance by those who consume caffeine before working out.

These facts, combined with an excellent environmentally and socially responsible product offering, translate into a wonderful Cause Related Marketing and Fundraising opportunity!

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