5 Health Benefits of Coffee you should know

Coffee is actually quite good for you. For those that just slam it down every morning to get their caffeine hit or drink it by the bucket load at work to keep them awake, coffee has some serious health benefits that the team at Sweethearts Body thought we should let you know about.

# 1. Coffee will make you smarter. Yes it will. It actually increases your energy levels and helps you absorb more information. It also improves various aspects of brain function. This includes memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general cognitive function.

# 2. Coffee can burn fat. In 99.99% of all fat reducing supplements there is coffee. So if your over weight with associated issues with obesity, then coffee is the way to go. Caffeine is one of the very few natural substances known to man that will help you shed those kilos. So if you at risk of Type 2 Diabetes consider coffee your friend.

# 3. There are actual vitamins in coffee. Yes, coffee can help you stay healthy as it has B2 Riboflavin, B5, Potassium as well as Magnesium and Niacin. These essential nutrients build up to help protect you body against various diseases.

# 4. Coffee can help protect you against aweful diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Alzheimer’s is one the most horrible neurodegenerative diseases known to man and is a common cause of dementia. Anyone who has had a friend or relative suffer from these 2 diseases will know how debilitating it is and the effects it can have on every one close to that person. It is a seriously horrible condition and there is really no cure for this as yet. There is however light at the end of the tunnel and that’s caffeine. Yes, you have to eat right and do lots of exercise but studies show that coffee drinkers have up to a 60% lower risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. Let’s add the disease known as Parkinson’s to the list here. It is is the second most common neurodegenerative disease, right after Alzheimer’s and is very common throughout Australia. Again, like the former 2 diseases, caffeine drinks can help reduce the chance of contracting Parkinson’s by about 45%.

# 5. Coffee makes you happier. A recent study in the US showed that people who drank more than 2 cups of coffee per day were less likely to suffer from depression.

These are great results and it shows the positive effects of coffee and the great ways it can improve your life.

October 3, 2017
Health and wellbeing
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