According to National Coffee Drinking Trends, published by the National Coffee Association of U.S.A. Inc., more than 53 percent of consumers age 18 and older drink coffee on a daily basis, up from 49 percent. That translates into 7.7 million new coffee drinkers.
We all need that jolt of caffeine that you get from a good cup of coffee in the morning. But many times, during the day, the urge for a nice cup of tasty coffee hits, and of course we frequently like a relaxing cup after dinner. Some people can't drink coffee at night because the caffeine keeps them awake, and for others it is worth having, even if they are going to be tossing and turning and staring at the clock.
Millions of people spend billions of dollars seeing doctors, paying for visits, getting check-ups and buying expensive medication, but never realize that God created the miraculous human body to run near perfect and cure itself naturally. And the travesty is not only the financial aspect of the 'silent killer', but by lowering your high blood pressure with synthetic medication you could be hurting your body by not curing the cause.
If you don't know already, high blood pressure got its nickname, the silent killer, because it does exactly that… it will kill you with NO WARNING. In fact, over 50,000 people died last year because of this disease. I recently read one article which called it a 'widow maker'. And I couldn't agree more; we all know someone who has lost a loved one because of this deadly disease.
Philly is experiencing the "Big Chill" sweeping the coffee industry across the nation as iced coffee beverages gain popularity. According to the National Coffee Association, the percentage of Americans who drink iced coffee beverages increased from 20 to 29 percent. Following the popularity of cappuccinos and mocha lattes, consumers are discovering that coffee is just as tasty - and even more refreshing - when served cold.