Coffee is something many people cannot start their day without. The energy provided by coffee along with the increase in brain function and alertness makes it a staple among the working class throughout the world. It is considered a drug in the health community in the same sense that nicotine or alcohol are. There is a lot of talk regarding the risks to one’s health that the beverage carries along with its energy benefits. So what exactly is your morning beverage doing for or against you?
For starters, coffee contains many things…..and caffeine, although the seemingly main component, isn’t exactly the “star” ingredient at least where our health is concerned. Coffee also contains various antioxidants, nutrients, and vitamins that are actually essential to our overall well-being.
Here are Several of the Nutrients You Can Find Per 8oz. Cup
Manganese: 3% of the RDA.
Magnesium: 2% of the RDA.
Potassium: 3% of the RDA.
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin): 2% of the RDA.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 11% of the RDA.
Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 2% of the RDA.
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid): 6% of the RDA.
Phosphorus: 1% of the RDA.
Folate: 1% of the RDA.