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Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted seeds, called coffee beans, of the coffee plant.
Coffee consumption can lead to iron deficiency anemia in mothers and infants. Coffee also interferes with the absorption of supplemental iron. Interference with iron absorption is due to the polyphenols present in coffee.
Over 1,000 chemicals have been reported in roasted coffee; more than half of those tested (19/28) are rodent carcinogens. Coffee's negative health effects are often blamed on itscaffeine content. Instant coffee has a much greater amount of acrylamide than brewed coffee. Research suggests that drinking caffeinated coffee can cause a temporary increase in the stiffening of arterial walls.
Coffee is no longer thought to be a risk factor for coronary heart disease. One study suggests that it may have a mixed effect on short-term memory, by improving it when the information to be recalled is related to the current train of thought but making it more difficult to recall unrelated information.
Coffee is usually found in the beverages section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Coffee is a member of the Beverages USDA nutritional food group.
|1 cup (8 fl oz)||237|
|1 fl oz||29|
|6 fl oz||178|
|British (UK) term:||Coffee|
|en français:||le café instantané|
|en español:||el café|
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