Coffee Culture: How The World Drinks Coffee

Italy Did you know that you shouldn't order a cappuccino after 11 am? They believe that drinking cappuccino after 11 am can affect the digestive system negatively. And they drink a cup of cappuccino standing up quickly before the crema disappears. Espresso, however, can be served all day, you can even make it at home, if you have the equipment, and drink it as an evening digestive.

Mexico Ever tried something called piloncillo on your coffee before? It's actually unrefined sugarcane that has a more natural earthy taste. Cafe de Olla is a real treat because it's served to you in a clay mug mixed with piloncillo and cinnamon.

Danger lurks softly; Soft Drinks damaging your Health

Their advertisements are so enticing. The sound of the drink pouring into a class that has ice cubes makes you feel thirsty and before you know it, you have one in your hand. These are soft drinks. They are named soft but what they do to your body can be termed as hard damage.

The biggest risk for regular soda drinkers is the excess calories, says Lona Sandon, RD, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. "The calories in regular soda are coming entirely from added sugar, and you're not getting any value in terms of vitamins or minerals, or even good quality carbohydrates," she says.