Many people around the world can’t imagine of starting their day without drinking a hot cup of joy. Coffee doesn’t only taste great, but it gives us a burst of much- needed energy in the morning, and the heat gives us a comfort and warmth as well.
So, coffee aficionados, feel free to raise your mugs and toast for the benefits of everyday drinking coffee.
- Coffee can increase your metabolism
The caffeine contained in the coffee will boost your energy levels in natural way, revving up your metabolism so you can start your day. These effects are short-lived, but you still can take extra energy while it lasts.
Drinking coffee after workout is good for your metabolism. A study found that endurance athletes who had a cup of coffee after exercise had 66% increased glycogen in the muscles.
- Coffee can make your brain healthier
Coffee can offer a bevy of benefits to your brain. 3-5 cups of coffee daily can decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia by 65% in middle-aged men and women. A study found that drinking coffee daily can lower the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, by as much as 32-60%.
Coffee can also block a particular nucleoside in the brain known as adenosine. Adenosine decreases the firing of neurons and the releasing of beneficial neurotransmitters within the brain. Caffeine inhibits adenosine, so yes, coffee is good for your brain.
- Coffee will make you happier
Researchers at the Harvard Public School of Health found that adult women and men who drank 2-4 cups of caffeinated coffee every day, had a 50% lower risk of suicide. Coffee contains many antioxidants, more that some fruits and veggies does, it is rich in nutrients such as Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B5 and also manganese.
- Coffee can reduce the risk of developing skin cancer
Journal of the National Cancer Institute published that, older adults who consumed 4 or more cups of coffee per day had 20% lower risk of developing malignant melanoma. Researchers believe that coffee can protect from certain types of skin cancer because of the high amount of antioxidants and phytochemicals.
- Coffee can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Study found that people who increased their intake of coffee by on cup per day in period of 4 years, had 11% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Others who decreased their coffee consumption increased their risk of type 2 diabetes by 17%.