Coffee comes in second to only water in terms of what Americans drink.

In fact, more than 50% of us drink it every day.

Thought to originate in Ethiopia around the 6th century, Americans love their coffee.

Is it healthy? Well, that depends on how you drink it.

By itself, it’s okay.

But when you start adding flavors, the calories climb.

On the plus side, it’s thought to help with gout and gallstones.

On the negative side, it can worsen heartburn and irritable bowel syndrome.

Also, is decaf really decaf?

This video examines one of America’s favorite drinks.