It had always been a question of whether drinking coffee daily is actually bad for our health.
So when we found out that there is a way to enjoy our morning coffee AND boost brain power, we were hooked.
Sure, your morning coffee can wake you up and get you ready for the day ahead- but this discovery has also been scientifically proven to promote healthy brain function, the tops of a list of benefits gained from the fruit.
Coffee fruit is the newest superfood that you need to know. According to Dr. Mike Roussell, co-founder of Neuro Coffee, coffee fruit grows around coffee beans, much like how cherry flesh grows around the fruit's pit.
He says that the incredible health benefits of coffee fruit are found in a protein called BDNF.
This helps with neuron growth and repair in your brain, which equals healthy brain function overall.
One study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, found that, while regular coffee can boost the production of that BDNF protein only slightly, coffee fruit concentrate can lead to a 143 percent increase in the protein.
This means that the coffee you start your day with is a healthy pick me up.
"Research shows that regularly drinking coffee is associated with a lower risk of diabetes, as well as certain types of cancer," Dr. Roussell explains.
Coffee fruit coffee takes these health benefits further by adding the ability to support your body in growing and repairing neurons.
But, those antioxidants have even more benefits to them than that. "Antioxidants in our diet can help our bodies buffer the effects of stress, lack of sleep, etc., to maintain good health," according to registered dietitian Dr. Megan Colletto
The only problem is you cant just go eating these for a snack like you would an apple. This is because most of the time it is only available in dried form, which is then used to make a form of coffee.
And as if it couldn’t get any better, Colletto believes you won't even notice a difference in taste when you're sipping your favourite hot drink.