It’s the basis for most of our favorite coffeehouse drinks, its complex aromas captivate us, and its powerful buzz is the stuff in creative legend. Espresso is integral to many of our daily lives, but we so rarely enjoy the rich, flavorful concentrate on its own — and we’re missing out. There are endless reasons to enjoy espresso, but here are three to get you started:
3 Reasons To Love Espresso Straight Up
1. Espresso can lower your risk of developing diabetes. A new Harvard Medical study shows that consumption of caffeine can lower someone’s risk of type 2 diabetes by 11%, if the intake is daily, but skip the sweetened creamers and syrups to truly lower your risk.
2. Espresso can help reduce the risk of a stroke. Researchers in Sweden conducted a study and found that drinking at least one cup of coffee per day had the effect of less risk for stroke.
3. Espresso can improve your long-term memory. Michael Yassa, a neuroscientist from the University of California, conducted a study which found two espressos improved long-term memory.
Stop by for an espresso today! Cafe Delirium is Downtown Gresham’s favorite coffeehouse. Visit us on Main Street today to sample our gorgeous coffee drinks while you enjoy charming Historic Downtown Gresham. Check out our menu or ask for your own specialty coffee drink!