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Health Benefits of Coffee

Category : Health & Beauty
Posted By : AmnaAnees
Posted Date : 19 Dec 2018 15:13 hrs

Ethiopian-Coffee-Barack-ObamaCoffee is one of the most loved beverages all over the world, especially in the cold regions of the world. People living in cold regions must take at least a single cup of coffee daily. A sudden boost in the energy level, and warmth that coffee pours into your body every morning are sure among the reasons to drink it. But, apart from these obvious benefits, a single cup of coffee is loaded with numerous benefits to run your internal systems with energy.

Here you'll find out about the health benefits of coffee that you may not be aware of before. All of these interesting positive effects of drinking coffee will make you fall in love with it even more.

•    Enhance Energy Levels of Your Body

To start with one of the obvious ones, coffee has the ability to improve your body's energy levels and make you perform your daily tasks briskly. If you are feeling tired, sleepy or worn-out due to excessive workload or vigorous physical or mental activities, then having a few sips of coffee will mend your body's energy in a positive direction. This is all because coffee contains a renowned stimulant, caffeine, which is a psychoactive substance. It is loved by everyone all around the globe. Caffeine gets absorbed in the bloodstream, and travels to the brain, boosting the mental activity and blocking adenosine which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter. Consequently, the amount of dopamine and norepinephrine rise that enhance the production of neurons, thus improving all the mental functions including mood, memory, vigilance, reaction time and others.

•    The Increment in Fat Burning Capability of Body

Well, who doesn't want to burn excess fat from our body? And when our beloved coffee is helping to do so, then it definitely is something amazing. 

Caffeine being the major component of coffee is a natural substance that is scientifically proven to help you burn fat. Scientific studies have shown that caffeine can increase the rate of fat burning by 10% in the people suffering from obesity, while in lean people it is as much as 29%. But hold on! Excess of everything is bad, so the hardcore coffee drinkers, addicted ones, may not enjoy these benefits.

•    A boost of Body's Metabolic Rate

The more the metabolic rate of your body, the more you will feel lively, energetic, dynamic, and full of life. This will reduce your internal and excess fat, keep your systems running efficiently, and make your body's functions smoothly clocked and balanced.

It is scientifically studied that intake of caffeine can improve your body's metabolic rate by 3 to 11%. Thus, the inclusion of moderate amount of coffee in your daily routine will give you huge benefits. 

•    Decrease the Risk of Diabetes Onset

Apart from being zealous, high-spirited, and exuberant all the time, keeping you safe from the drastic disease of diabetes is another incredible positive effect of drinking coffee. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common health problems all around the world, and millions of people are suffering from this devastating disease worldwide. 

Elevated levels of blood sugar due to body's inability to secrete appropriate amounts of insulin is termed as diabetes, which can become a life-threatening disease for some, and people suffering from it are denied of several foods to survive it. 

Several scientific studies and data generated through these studies have shown that people with the habit of drinking coffee lower the chances of having this disease by 23 to 67%.

•    Uplift the Physical Performance

One of the most significant health benefits of coffee is that it incredibly improves your body's physical performance. Some of the ways of doing this are increasing adrenaline levels in the blood, improving the efficiency of fat burning capability, enhancing free fatty acids to use in the tasks of physical exertion, increasing the production of neurotransmitter and several others. You may find it surprising, but caffeine has proved to be improving physical performance by more than 12%.

•    Lower the Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, second most occurring after Alzheimer's disorder all over the world. The cause of this disease is dysfunctioning of dopamine-generating neurons of the brain. There is no particular cure for these diseases, that makes it more important to take measures for its prevention. 

Scientific studies have shown that people who drink coffee often have much lower chances of developing Parkinson's disease. The chances are decreased by 32 to 60%. It is interesting that some people prefer caffeine-containing coffee rather than having caffeine, because all these benefits come from caffeine.

•    Safeguard Your Liver

The liver is a multifunctioning organ that is responsible for numerous vital functions of your body. Owing to its vitality, it is hugely important to keep it safe from harms. The liver is affected by some of the devastatingly dangerous include hepatitis, liver cancer, cirrhosis and a lot of others.

Fortunately, scientific research has revealed that caffeine has the ability to protect our liver against cirrhosis. Majority of the people who love to take 4 or more cups of coffee a day lower down the risk of developing cirrhosis by 80%. 

•    Help in Reducing High levels of Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety have become leading causes of mental disorders these days, thus affecting the quality of healthy life significantly. In a study published in the year 2011, it was observed that women who had the habit of drinking 4 or more cups of coffee in a day had 20% fewer chances of developing depression.

•    Decrease the Risks of Certain Cancers

Coffee protects your body from liver cancer and colorectal cancer. Both of these cancer types stand at 3rd and 4th most prevailing cancers in the world. This makes it exceedingly important to control the spread of these cancers in your body, as these cancers can cause death within a few years of start. Scientific research has shown that people who drink coffee lower down the risk of these types of cancer development by 40%.

By Amna A. for Ezega Blogs




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