What are the Health Benefits of Coffee Apr 10, 2015 by Charity (Day Styles)
Coffee is a beverage that has many benefits for its users which is why you should drink it often and in large quantities. It has been considered as the healthiest drink in the world due to its numerous health benefits. These include:
· Drinking a lot of coffee boosts your physical performance by stimulating the production of energy through increased production of adrenalin. It also triggers the burning of fat in the body to produce more energy hence reducing the levels of cholesterol in your body. Thus, it can help you lose weight naturally.
· Drinking a lot of coffee makes you more active through enhanced neurotransmission, and cognitive functions of the brain. The caffeine is thought to increase the brain power which is why people take coffee in the morning to get energized and when they experience fatigue at work. Coffee works by preventing the release of the adenosine, a substance that the brain releases when it gets exhausted. It is also thought to have a relaxing effect.
· Coffee does contain not only antioxidants but also essential nutrients which include VitaminB2, manganese, magnesium, potassium, VitaminB5 and vitamin B3.
· People who drink a lot of coffee have a 50% reduced risk of getting type II Diabetes. They also fall at reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease by 65% that is an incurable disease affecting ages over 65 leading to Dementia. Drinking a lot of coffee lowers the risks of Parkinson's disease by 60%, liver cirrhosis by 80%, liver cancer by 40% and colorectal cancer by 15%. It also reduces levels of depression by 53% and the risk of stroke.
Drinking more coffee increases the quality of life by reducing the risk of certain diseases and rejuvenating your brain power naturally. Undoubtedly, coffee will give you a longer happier life.