Vanilla , chocolate , nutmeg , cinnamon , and hazelnut are the top six most-like coffee flavors. But have you ever heard about banana-flavored coffee? Yes! You read it well. Filipinos are fond of drinking a glass of coffee every morning and you guys could attest to that. We also love new and fresh things around us.
The rich in culture, heritage and remarkable Davao City has the newest invention of this new generation coffee. The city is known for its wide land used for banana plantation where fruits are exported and consumed also by the countrymen.
Banana fruits according to the study contain a good amount of soluble dietary fiber that helps normal bowel movements; thereby reducing constipation problems. It contains health promoting flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zea-xanthin, ß and α-carotenes in small amounts. It is also a very good source of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), provides about 28% of daily-recommended allowance. Pyridoxine is an important B-complex vitamin that has a beneficial role for the treatment of neuritis, and anemia. Further, it helps decrease homocystine (one of the causative factors in coronary artery disease (CHD) and stroke episodes) levels within the body (Belletoday.com).
Health conscious are really fond of discovering more nourishing ways to enjoy something in a more unusual manner. Thus, Davaoenos, lunch the exclusive Kasaginggan Coffee Shop that lies at the heart of the city, Torres Street and the newest opened branch at Roxas Boulevard near Ateneo de Davao University. With its cheap price that plays around Php. 50, you can also enjoy the Wi-Fi connection of the shop. Lastly, you may enjoy the hang out as long as you want with a banana coffee on hand.
// Wrote by Sheena Lou Alagao, The Philippines