Is Espresso Bad For Your Heart?

Espresso is a strong black coffee served in a small cup. It is common to drink espresso at the end of a meal to help combat food coma caused by excessive eating.

Espresso contains antioxidants that boost the immune system. Even for obese people, having espresso may help prevent heart disease and stroke. 

Researchers have conducted the study and discovered that the high concentration of caffeine in a single espresso can reduce blood flow to the heart by about a fifth. Coffee that has been decaffeinated improves blood flow.

Caffeine has a stimulating effect on the central nervous system as well as the cardiovascular system. The majority of people will experience an increase in heart rate, which will differ from person to person.

They believe that for optimum heart health, about four espresso shots per day is needed, but everyone has a different level of caffeine in their blood. Don't overdramatize.

400mg of caffeine is the maximum daily dose you can have before you are putting yourself at risk for health problems due to overconsumption of caffeine.

Espresso is also well-known for being gentler on the stomach. First, this increased pressure and shorter extraction time yield a different chemical balance than a drip or pour over brewing method.

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OCM ( was started in 2007 with the first webpage about coffee machines. And for a number of years, we focused on helping people find their desired coffee machine (we still are helping folks with that! So, if you are looking for coffee machines for office or restaurants - check out the link). 

In 2010, we started getting enquiries on restaurant marketing and we start to help food and beverage brands with their marketing. Below are campaigns and events that we have done over the years: 

OCM's campaigns: F&B Marketing Ideas by OCM 

OCM's Events: F&B Industry events by or with OCM

Check out this restaurant marketing guide to learn more about the many campaigns and companies we have worked with. 

Since then, we have also created many marketing workshops and classes for the F&B industry. Many of these modules are still running in tertiary institutions such as Temasek Polytechnic Skillsfuture Academy and also ITE College East COC classes, below are some snippets of our lectures and workshops: 

OCM’s F&B workshops: Food and Beverage Marketing Lectures | Workshops - click to watch classes on customer journey map, JTBD and more. 

So, if you are looking for industry practitioners to help you scale your coffee or F&B businesses, do drop us a message or book an appointment. Do also check out our various social media platforms on regular F&B and coffee market updates: 

For regular coffee (F&B) related videos: OCM Youtube

For Daily Coffee Inspiration (fun coffee content): OCM IG

For insights into the coffee (F&B) industry: OCM LinkedIN 

PS: For the coffee lovers, we continue to share coffee articles (and videos) and have also started a free coffee class section (with free online coffee training supported by coffee partners).

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