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The Roasterie – Our favorite source
The Art of Manliness – Roast coffee at home on your BBQ grill
Bullet Proof Coffee – Coffee that turns your brain on
A cup of coffee can contain small amounts of caffeine, riboflavin, phosphorus, folate, potassium, magnesium, sodium, carbohydrate, protein, thiamin, pantothenic acid, choline, manganese and calcium. If you go the bullet proof way, it contains healthy fats and simple sugars.
Your surfing can actually benefit from coffee in a number of ways.
1. Increased Performance: caffeine enhances power output by a couple percent points;
2. Delayed Exhaustion: caffeine keeps you alert longer;
3. Reduced Risk of Cancer: studies reveal that caffeinated coffee reduces risk of several types of cancer (but still wear sunscreen)
4. More Muscle Power: caffeine boosts strength in muscles;
5. Less Muscle Pain: caffeine reduces perception of soreness and pain during physical exercise;
6. Accelerated Fat Loss: coffee’s ingredients help burn calories, and work as an appetite suppressant;
7. Improved Focus: caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, and increases brain functioning;
8. Disease Prevention: coffee’s nutrients have several protective factors against some health issues;
9. Improved Blood Circulation: moderate coffee drinking elevates your heart rate;
10. Enhanced Recovery After Exercise: caffeine increases muscle glycogen by 66 percent;
11. Low Risk of Type II Diabetes: high coffee consumption is associated with better glucose tolerance;
12. Powerful Protective Effects on The Liver: coffee drinking is linked with lower levels of enzymes that indicate liver inflammation and damage;
13. Huge Source of Antioxidants: coffee is number one weapon against free radicals;
14. Better Memory: a cup of coffee improves short-term and long-term memory;
15. Increased Adrenalin Production During Exercise: caffeine triggers the release of the hormone in the adrenal gland;
16. Lowered Risk of Death: coffee drinkers have a reduced risk of death from heart problems, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, pneumonia, and suicide;