10 Benefits of Drinking Coffee You May Not Know

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Coffee, the miracle beverage where its existence had been known throughout the centuries of the human history. That undeniable bitter sweet aroma drifting from the freshly brewed cappuccino served with a slice of freshly toasted raisin bread. It is the perfect combination for an afternoon tea.

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To all Coffee Lovers Rejoice!!!

Coffee is actually very beneficial for our health. Below are 10 reasons that I have gathers that you should love coffee.

10 Benefits of Drinking Coffee

 

Coffee and its Top 10 Benefits:

1. Fight depression

As coffee helps in your mood due to it’s the chemical compound it contains. Some studies have shown that people who drank a cup of coffee per day live a happier life and have lower risk of becoming depressed.

2. Help you burn fat:

Studies have shown that drinking coffee without sugar or milk boost the metabolic rate by 3-11%. It also increase burning of fat by 10% for obese and 29% for lean, but these effects will diminish for long term drinkers.

3. Coffee May Help You Live Longer

You may not have a health elixir but coffee comes close to being one by providing a huge range of benefits for you help. Coffee helps to lower risk of premature death. Some studies over a period of 2 decades have shown that drinking coffee was associated with a 20% lower risk of death in men and a 26% lower risk of death in women.

4. Nutritional value

A cup of good quality coffee contains Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Manganese, Potassium and Niacin (B3).

5. May have protective effects on the liver

Drinking coffee protect against cirrhosis. People who drink 4 or more cups per day have up to an 80% lower risk.

6. Improve physical performance

Drinking Coffee increases Epinephrine (Adrenaline) levels which is also called the fight or flight” hormone, it improve physical performance by 11-12%, on average. Maybe you should consider a cup of coffee before Gym.

7. Improve memory, mood, vigilance, energy level, reaction time

Caffeine blocks inhibitory neurotransmitter called adenosine which results in other neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine to increase in activities, leading to enhanced firing of neurons.

8. Lower Risk of type II diabetes

Some studies have shown people who drink the most coffee have a 23-50% lower risk of getting type II diabetes.

9. Coffee Drinkers Have a Lower Risk of Some Types of Cancer

Many studies have shown that coffee drinkers have lower risk for some types of cancers; 40% lower risk of liver cancer and 15% lower risk of colon-rectal cancer.

10. Coffee is The Biggest Source of Antioxidants in The Western Diet

Coffee contains a massive amount of antioxidants and is one of the main source of antioxidant for many Western Diet as many don’t consume as much fruits and vegetable when compared with coffee.

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Did you know?

Coffee Does Not Cause Heart Disease and May Lower The Risk of Stroke. Recent studies have shown that it is a Myth that coffee raises the risk of heart disease but instead coffee drinkers have a 20% lower risk of stroke.

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Take Home Message:

Even though Coffee is generally beneficial to your health, it has to be consumed moderately and there can be some side effects after drinking coffee.

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