Calling all coffee lovers: Saturday is National Coffee Day

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Turn on your Mr. Coffee, stick a K-cup in the Kuerig, or go visit your favorite local barista this weekend.

Saturday is National Coffee Day!

Did you know:

  • Coffee didn’t make it’s way to America until after the Boston Tea Party?
  • The first Starbucks opened in 1971?
  • In its most basic, unprocessed form, coffee is a cherry-like fruit, which becomes red when ripe; the coffee bean is found at the center of the red coffee fruit?

Rumor has it,  President Teddy Roosevelt consumed of a gallon of coffee per day.

According to a CBS News report, moderate coffee drinking has been linked to a decreased risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, as well as skin, colon and liver cancers.

Whatever your reason, drink up and enjoy National Coffee Day on September 28.

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