All About Coffee

All About Coffee

All About Coffee
Coffee is one of the world's most popular beverages.Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite healthy.Studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases.

Here are the top health benefits of coffee

Here are some amazing reasons why you should drink more coffee.

1. Coffee boosts your physical performance 

Have a cup of coffee about an hour before workout and your performance can improve by 11-12%. Caffeine increases adrenaline levels in your blood. Adrenaline is your body's "fight or flight" hormone which helps you to prepare for physical exertion.

2. Coffee may help you loose weight

Coffee contains magnesium and potassium, which helps the human body use insulin, regulating blood sugar levels and reducing your craving for sugary treats and snacks.

3. Coffee helps you burn fat

Caffeine helps fat cells break down body fat and use it as fuel for training.

4.Coffee reduces risk of cancers

One study has shown that coffee may decrease the risk of developing prostate cancer in men by 20%, and endometrial cancer in women by 25%. People in  the test group drank four cups of coffee a day. Caffeine may also prevent developing of basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer.

5. Coffee protects your body

Coffee contains a lot of antioxidants, that work as little warriors fighting and protecting against free radicals within your body.

6. Coffee lowers risk of death

Studies have shown that coffee drinker's overall risk of premature death is 25% lower than of those who don't drink coffee.

7. Coffee helps you focus and stay alert

Moderate caffeine intake, 1-6 cups a day, helps you focus and improves your mental alertness.

8. Coffee reduces risk of stroke

Reasonable consumption of coffee(2-4 cups a day) is associated with lower risk of stroke.

9. Coffee protects your brain

High caffeine levels in your blood reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease. It also lowers risk of dementia.

10. Coffee may lower risk of Type II diabetes

Caffeine decreases your  insulin sensitivity and impairs glucose tolerance, therefore reduces your risk of type 2 diabetes.

11. Coffee may help prevent liver disease

Studies have shown that there is an ingredient in coffee that protects against a liver disease called cirrhosis. If you have never heard about cirrhosis before, it a condition where your liver tissue is damaged and replaced with scar tissue. It can develop several ways like from infections, obesity, and other conditions, but especially from drinking too much alcohol.
Drinking coffee on a regular basis has been shown to be a natural detox to help protect against the onset of cirrhosis, especially alcoholic cirrhosis.

12. Coffee may help reduce Parkinson's disease symptoms

Parkinson's disease is a chronic disorder that involves the malfunction and death of certain nerve cells in the brain(neurons). It's a progressive disease, meaning that symptoms get worse over time.
Studies have shown that higher coffee and caffeine intake is associated with a significantly lower incidence of Parkinson's disease.

Harmful effects of Coffee

1. More than 4 cups of coffee linked to early death
2. Caffeine consumption may raise blood pressure
3. Breast tissue cysts in women
4. Increased risk of heart attacks among young adults
5. Caffeine can cause headache
6. Caffeine can cause indigestion
7. Caffeine could reduce fertility in women
8. Caffeine may cause insomnia
9. Caffeine is harmful to kids
10. Caffeine may accentuate illness

How many cups of coffee should you drink a day?

Everyone of these reasons tend to indicate that you should be drinking more than one cup of coffee a day for the best results.
According to research, it's recommended that adults should consume 2 cups of coffee a day to realize the most health benefits.

Different Types of Coffee

1. Espresso (Short Black)
2. Double Espresso (Doppio)
3. Short Macchiato
4. Long Macchiato
5. Restretto
6. Long Black (Americano)
7. Cafe Latte
8. Cappuccino
9. Flat White
10. Piccolo Latte
11. Mocha
12. Affogato

All About Coffee All About Coffee Reviewed by live healthy on October 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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