Friday, May 27, 2022

    Why Drinking Coffee Is A Fascinating Experience?

    Who First Invented Coffee?

    Coffee made its way to us since the 9th-century, discovered by Ethiopian goat-herder named Kaldi. What was told today, Kaldi observed his goats behaving excitedly after eating the red berries from a nearby Coffea arabica tree. He then brought some to a monastery where the religious leaders threw the berries into the fire. The fire destroyed the coffee, at the same time, produced a delightful aroma. The monks decided to give the coffee bean another try, by putting roasted coffee into warm water. Coffee was born and tasted generations after generations since.

    Why Is Coffee So Popular?

    Let’s be honest with what is driving this insatiable thirst? Addictive caffeine! It is among the many purposes why we need a steaming cup of coffee first thing in the morning, why we would indulge in the creamy dark liquid after every meal. Sipping the coffee, fresh hot from the snooty barista, it is like feeling the love and warmth all around you. Ask anyone who ever skipped coffee for a day; they would tell you it is like a bad day at work. Some even experienced conditions where it feels like your system out of whack, leading to fatigue, headache, irritability, and more annoying issues, says Laura Juliano, Ph.D., a psychology professor at American University.

    Do you know some of us even have a cup before a gym session, as it believed to extend endurance exercise and improve performance like BCAAs! Studies show that prolonged heavy activities may induce hypoglycemia, central and peripheral fatigue, muscle damage, and having coffee can prevent or decrease the net rate of protein degradation caused by heavy exercises.

    When Popularity Emerged From Pop Culture

    Coffee is no longer about drinking it, has fluctuated as a status symbol over time. What has built up this modern appeal? Starbucks and Instagram! Nowadays, social media coverage of celebrities like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, regularly photographed in the early 2000s walking the streets of New York in oversized boho clothes, venti Starbucks cups in hand. Besides, Hollie McKay at Fox News wrote in 2007, “Handbags and headbands may be chic, but if you want to be a Hollywood hottie, you need to tote a colossal cup of caffeine.” 

    With advocates from big brands such as Starbucks and Coffee Beans, it is no secret that coffee has grown to become one of the most Instagrammed drinks today. We have selected a few accounts with incredibly amazing beautiful pictures of coffee.

    1. @coffeecupsoftheworld

    Curated by @henry_hargreaves_photo. This account shows engaging pictures of coffee cups from the best caf├ęs around the world!

    2. coffeenclothes

    The account is full service digital media, coffee brand, and commerce company. Their goal is to be the best in the world at making coffee more shareable and chic, featuring it as a must-have accessory. 

    3. @baristadaily

    This account feels like a gateway to all different kinds of coffee , coffee grinder and coffee machines out there. If you feel that you already know coffee, relearn again from this Instagram account!

    And it’s a wrap! We hope you can now spend your time on Instagram more wisely with all of these amazing coffee accounts. If you want to be included in our future blogs, don’t be shy – email us at with information about you, your account, your coffee recipe, or just say hi! Make sure to follow us on IG/FB/Twitter via @wee2wowwellness. Don’t forget #instantisback. Cheers!

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    Zack Leow
    I am from Singapore who experienced chronic insomnia which has turned my health downhill until I started going to the gym. Since then I started reading anything about wellness and would share with it here. "Health is priceless when you lose it. So cherish it and take care of it, It is your next BEST friend in life"
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