Friday, July 22, 2011

On Being A Coffee Drinker!

Do you like drinking coffee? I do! My day will never be complete without indulging into my favorite cup of cappucino or instant coffee. This is how I normally start my day. This is the reason why I always stock up 3 in 1 coffee mixes in my pantry cabinet. I love to try every new brand of coffee mixes in the market particularly in Vietnam which is considered to be the country who's signature product is coffee. They say, Vietnam offers the best coffee in Asia.

These 3 in 1 coffee mixes are my favorites!

I love these instant mixes of cappucinos. I guess it's a cheaper alternative rather than going to a coffee shop and it always ensures me that I would always have an available cup of coffee everytime I need it!

Lately, during my recent visit to the Duty Free Shop at the Vietnam Boarder, I discovered this new brand of coffee, "Passiona". This is a coffee especially made for women. It has collagen added on it.

Drinking coffee does not only keep you awake, it helps you get energized and it contains a lot of anti oxidants. The anti oxidants in coffee helps fight some toxic free radicals that causes some serious sickness like cancer, heart disease, diabetes and stroke. I normally consume 2 cups of coffee in a day and sometimes I can reach until 3 cups. But as I believe that everything should be consumed in moderation, I'm trying to limit myself into two cups a day. The rest of the day, I just switch to drinking any herbal tea. But since caffeine increases blood pressure, it would be better to take decaffeinated if you intend to take more than 2 cups a day. Study shows that the anti oxidants present in regular and decaffeinated coffees are just the same. During the process of decaffeination, only the caffeine is being removed but the 400 different chemicals adding to it's flavor and aroma remains intact.

Trying to weigh the pros and cons, I think the health benefits of drinking coffee is still more than it's disadvantages, not to mention that it helps to keep me awake when I want to finish some works and gets me energized with the whole day.

On top of it all, I just enjoyed sipping a cup of coffee while doing some works or just simply having a casual conversation with friends. :)

Happy week end everyone!


  1. hindi ako umiinom ng dad is a heavy coffee drinker kaya lang ngayon nag-switch na siya sa rice coffee...mahabang kumbinsihan iyon hahaha...
    we found rice coffee healthy and nawala ang pangangasim ng sikmura niya
    happy weekend

  2. Hi Reese! I understand some people really don't like coffee but I was hooked into it during the long years that I'm working in the office. Yeah, I think rice coffee tastes better than instant kaya lang tamad me mag brew eh. hahahah! :)

    Thanks for visiting!


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