5 Benefits of Coffee - Should you drink it?

Coffee is not just a beverage; it's a ritual for our busy mornings. There are so many studies and theories about coffee as is bad for health or good? A cup of freshly brewed can help in so many ways.

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Every day, a cup of coffee is consumed all over the world regardless of its pros and cons. But, are there any benefits of coffee? For some people, coffee is a “must-have” to start their day. Some believe that coffee is not suitable for cardiovascular health. So the question arises, Is drinking a cup of coffee unhealthy for you, or can it benefit your overall mind and health?

Yesterday I read a quote over coffee… Well, about coffee –

We want to do a lot of stuff; We’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.

Jerry Seinfeld

Coffee is not just a regular beverage; it’s a ritual for our busy mornings. There are so many studies and theories about coffee to find if it is bad or good for health.

The good news for all coffee lovers ( and others alike) is – Coffee is good for our health in so many ways. 🎉

So, enjoy coffee with your favorite book or with your significant one or friends. A coffee date is still a classic idea to impress your special someone.

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Let’s go over the benefits of coffee, real quick, yeah?

Coffee can prevent Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease

Coffee can decelerate the development of Parkinson’s disease. It also helps to deal with neurodegenerative symptoms and motor symptoms. With caffeine, it is possible to reverse signs of dementia ( memory loss ). Studies show that coffee consumption can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, especially in elders. According to one research, caffeine consumption may be particularly beneficial before the disease, i.e., during the pre-morbid phase.

Coffee is good for cardiovascular health

Studies showed that 1 – 2 cups of coffee helps reduce the risk of heart stroke and atherosclerosis, a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries, preventing blood from flowing naturally.

If you are a woman and consume coffee regularly within a safe limit, there is less chance for coronary heart disease, and ultimately it will help you live a healthy natural life.

Coffee is full of antioxidants and other nutrients.

We all know that coffee is a tasty brew with lots of antioxidants, including hydrocinnamic acids and polyphenols. Polyphenols help prevent colon cancer and type 2 diabetes.

In addition to antioxidants, coffee also contains riboflavin, magnesium, and potassium.

We receive more dietary oxidants from beverages like coffee, green tea, wine, etc., than from food.

Caffeine helps in liver cirrhosis.

Coffee is excellent for helping with liver disease, as caffeine is a natural detoxifier for the liver. In addition, coffee helps to slow down liver cirrhosis and Fibrosis. Coffee and green tea with moderate exercise are great options for patients suffering from nonalcohol-related fatty liver disease.

During caffeine absorption, our body forms a chemical named “paraxanthine.” This chemical paraxanthine slows the growth of scar tissues. As a result, it helps the body fight against liver cancer and hepatocellular carcinoma, alcohol-related liver failure, and Hepatitis C.

Coffee helps with concentration and helps increase productivity.

What’s more helpful than a cup of freshly brewed joe to awaken your brain in the morning? Caffeine is helpful for mental alertness, concentration, and productivity. For us at CozyReads, having a fresh coffee in your hand before starting to work really helps. It helps us in feeling fresh, active and helps us focus on the task at hand. Drinking coffee with a light and healthy breakfast is a good start to our day, and I am sure, will be to yours as well.

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Things to keep in mind

  • Always consume filtered coffee because unfiltered coffee can increase your cholesterol level.
  • Never take more than two cups of coffee in a day.
  • Try always to have a freshly prepared coffee, and if possible, do not reheat it over as that can change its chemical composition and spoil the taste.
  • If you are feeling anxious or aggressive, try to avoid coffee. Caffeine is a stimulant and can raise your anxiety level.
  • Never have your coffee after 4 pm or before bedtime. It can disorientate your sleep pattern. If you are doing the night shift, then avoid coffee in your morning.
  • Skip extra sugar and coffee whiteners.

So the important point is that coffee is tasty and healthy, but you should always drink it within the right limit.

What is your choice of coffee, or are you a tea lover? Please write in the comments.

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Comment User H Kaur
H Kaur

Thanks for the cons. & pros. Of coffee that you shared with us. It would be helpful to many readers whose day starts with a coffee everyday !

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