8 Lesser Known Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Are you a caffeine addict? If yes, then you will proud and happy after going through the points below. But if you are not, you might want to think again about having more coffee for all the benefits it can provide.

Helthy Benefits of Coffee

1. Coffee is a source of Antioxidants

It is said that coffee contains more antioxidants than cocoa and tea. Antioxidants prevents body from being affected by harmful elements known as free radical by neutralizing them. They also prevent arthritis, some forms of cancer and also protects against cardiovascular disease. 

Coffee beans contain antioxidants

2. It can keep Alzheimer’s at bay

It is known that coffee provides temporary memory boost, and also taps our mind to work in an alert mode by increasing our focus. Drinking coffee regularly in more than usual quantity can prevent cognitive decline and also keep Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at bay. 

Coffee prevents Alzheimer's and Dementia

3. Coffee reduces risk of having Diabetes

A research showed that people who drank about four cups of coffee a day, have reduced their risk of getting affected by diabetes by upto 50%. Coffee helps prevent type 2 diabetes. This is because coffee helps the body use up the insulin and maintain good blood flow, and prevents accumulation of abnormal  protein deposits, which is found in people with diabetes type 2. 

Coffee reduces risk of Type 2 Diabetes

4. Coffee helps to curb Depression

It boosts the production of neurotransmitters such as noradrenaline, serotonin and dopamine. These help to lighten up the mood and kills depression slowly. It gives you a feeling of rejuvenation, and makes you feel fresh. Some experts also believe that it helps to diminish the feeling of attempting suicide, but hey, it is too weird to be a fact, so let’s laugh it out! 

 5. It gives you Adrenaline

Coffee contains caffeine in a major quantity, and caffeine is responsible for increasing adrenaline levels in your blood. “Adrenaline rush”, your fight or flight mode which mentally impels you to go ahead with a challenge, or to stand back but make a strong stand. So you need to have a cup of coffee if you are unsure about getting ahead with “that” task that is giving you butterflies already! And what’s more, it is even said that coffee gives you a temporary memory boost.
Coffee pumps up your adrenaline

6. It can help you lose weight

Coffee contains magnesium, which helps the body to absorb calcium, making bones dense. Also, it helps our body to utilize the insulin which helps regulating blood pressure regularly. This surely does not mean you will get lean without hitting the gym!

Coffee helps in weight reduction

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7. It keeps you focused

Neurologists have stated that coffee affects certain regions of the brain, which are responsible for memory and concentration. It thus helps boost your memory on a temporary basis, and also helps to increase our focus for a limited duration, which can vary from person to person.

Coffee boosts memory and concentration

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8. Coffee reduces risks of some cancers

Many studies show that men who drink coffee regularly have a fairly low chance of getting prostate cancer. Again, women drinking more than usual amount of coffee everyday lower their chances of getting endometrial cancer. The polyphenols and antioxidants found in coffee help to reduce inflammation which prevents growth of tumors, which can gradually grow into cancer otherwise. Coffee also suppresses risk of breast, liver, colon and liver cancer.

Coffee is good for heart

Feel free to express your views and experience below in comments, if you have ever felt any of the above. And do share it on your social  pages, because it might reach out to some your distant coffee lover friend, whom you can even ask out for a cup of coffee (#wink).

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