Cappuccino facts

Cappuccino is the drink that has become widely popular in the world. It is the type of coffee drink which has been made with the combination of hot milk, coffee and steamed milk foam. It has strong taste as well as flavor of espresso. Sugar is added to promote the sweet taste of cappuccino.

Name Cappuccino benefits and side effects
Native Italy
Type Layer of textured milk micro foam
Thickness 1 cm
Topping Airy, thick layer of foamed milk
Quantity of milk Contains textured or less steamed milk
Color Beige, dark brown, black, white and light brown
Varieties/Types
  • Traditional cappuccino
  • Cappuccino Chiaro
  • Cappuccino Scuro
  • Dry cappuccino
  • Wet cappuccino
  • Flavored Cappuccino
  • Iced Cappuccino
Major Nutritions Carbohydrate 18 g (13.85%)
Total Fat (lipid) 3 g (8.57%)
Sodium, Na 95 mg (6.33%)
Iron, Fe 0.36 mg (4.50%)
Health Benefits
  • Prevent heart ailments
  • Lowers stroke
  • Prevent type 2 diabetes
  • Prevents Alzheimer’s
  • Reduce gallstones
  • Assist digestion
  • Lowers cancer
  • Burn fat
  • Teeth health
  • Prevent headache
Calories in 5 fl oz (23 g) 100 Kcal.
Precautions       
  • It could lead to side effects such as restlessness, tension, sleeplessness, acute anxiety, heart problems, digestion problems and severe headache.
  • It raise the level of blood pressure.
Other Facts
  • In Italy, it is consumed once with breakfast.
  • After World War II, it became quite popular.
  • Cappuccino Freddo is also widely popular.
  • November 8 is celebrated as National Cappuccino Day.