Coffee has a wealth of benefits; it has the ability to improve our physical and mental wellbeing and is a comfort to many.
With its rich taste, comforting feel and benefits on our mind, body and soul, coffee has become a big part of our lives. Fortunately, it is present at every breakfast and brunch cafe menu!
Here are just 10 amazing ways coffee can improve our lives.
Due to the high amount of caffeine in coffee, it can improve physical performance and keep you energised for longer.
Coffee can help to fight against mental health conditions, most notably depression. A study by the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who drink 4 or more cups of coffee a day were 20% less likely to suffer from depression.
Not to mention, coffee tastes great, and that increases happiness!
Studies have shown that people who drink coffee have less risk of developing heart disease. What’s more, studies have found that those who drink coffee are at lower risk of heart failure.
Researchers at UCLA found that people who drink coffee are significantly less likely to develop type 2 diabetes - a serious medical condition that affects approximately 300 million people worldwide.
Coffee contains essential nutrients that human beings need to maintain a strong and healthy body. These include B vitamins: Riboflavin (vitamin B2), Magnesium and Niacin (vitamin B3), and Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5). Coffee also contains small levels of Manganese and Potassium.
Though the percentage of each of these nutrients found in coffee is small, the more coffee you drink the more nutrients you are consuming.
Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, studies have found that coffee drinkers are at a much lower risk of developing it.
Similarly, the caffeine in coffee has been said to lower the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.
Cancer is one of the biggest causes of death worldwide, but studies have found that drinking coffee could lower the risk of developing two of the most fatal types of cancer: liver cancer and colorectal cancer.
The high levels of antioxidants found in coffee help to fight against free radicals in the body that could lead to disease.
Coffee has been said to prevent premature death, due to its ability to fight against the disease, heart failure and depression. Pour us another cup!
Note: Although coffee has these amazing benefits, it should only be consumed in moderation and as part of a balanced diet.
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