Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Coffee makes people happy, according to an online article I read in The Daily Meal.  The article pointed out that coffee drinkers can point out positive thoughts and words over negative ones.  Well that comes as no surprise!

No one ever said, "My cup of coffee is making me grumpy."  Now, more and more investigations link your state of mind to the cup of coffee in your hand.

German researchers found in their study that participants who had the caffeine equivalent of two to three cups of coffee were able to point out positive words in a series, but couldn't point out the negative ones as easily. The Daily Mail reports that it's all about the caffeine, as caffeine can help boost mental function. The researchers believe that the caffeine stimulates the part of the brain associated with happiness. "Although caffeine improves some mental functions, our study shows this may be specific for certain types of stimuli, like only positive words," said researcher Lars Kuchinke to the Daily Mail. 

Granted, it's not shown whether caffeine from teas or caffeine from other drinks such as energy drinks would have the same effect on the brain. However, a study last year published in the Archives of Internal Medicine reported that coffee drinkers had 20 percent lower risk of developing depression.

The Kona Cowboy Coffee Company can get your happy coffee consumption going with our three brands of gourmet coffees.  You’ll get a real start on having a great day with PANIOLA 100% Kona Cowboy Coffee, grown on Hawaiian volcanoes and roasted in the Rocky Mountains … the one with no bitter aftertaste and no acidity.  CAFÉ PINON de Nuevo Mexico is the Southwest’s favorite with pinion nuts and a perfect way to improve your mental functions during the day.  And our MOKA-JAVA is a medium dark roasted blend of Indonesian and Ethiopian coffees that will positively positive!  We also make COWBOY ACTION COFFEE, the Official Coffee of the Single Action Shooting Society! 

The purpose of this blog is to unite Kona coffee lovers and perhaps learn a little about coffee and all the benefits of coffee at the same time.  Join up, become a member, comment and have fun!  You can find the Kona Coffee Fiends group on Facebook and we’d appreciate it if Facebook users would “LIKE” the Kona Cowboy Coffee Company page at www.facebook.com/pages/Kona-Cowboy-Coffee-Company/222070817858553.  Just copy and paste to your browser.  You can also find us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/jackshuster.  And on the web at www.KonaCowboyCoffee.com to order your gourmet coffee and coffee products.

Look for the Kona Cowboy Coffee Company’s Cowboy Coffee Saloon in New Mexico at the Roswell Christmas Fantasy, November 23-24 at the Roswell Convention Center. 

You know you’re a coffee fiend when you can type sixty words per minute ... with your feet!  So enjoy your coffee, make it Kona, and remember, Kona is the home of the Hawaiian cowboy…and we had cowboys in Kona before there were cowboys in Texas!

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