Coffee is a popular morning drink for millions of people worldwide because it can provide energy. Most people don't think too much about the contents of their coffee, instead downing a cup (or five) to give them a short-term boost in energy. For a lot of people who work hard and don't get enough sleep, that energy is all they care about.
Although we’ve made a lot of assumptions in the past about coffee’s ability to help us shed the pounds, only recently have studies begun to prove these assumptions to be correct. One recent study published in the popular French science magazine Phytothérapie, found some fairly surprising evidence of weight loss properties associated with coffee.
Before Starbucks a coffee shop was just a coffee shop. Starbucks changed everything about the simple cup of joe, first in the United States and then worldwide. Their expansion to distant locations has been accompanied by a greatly expanded menu.