I can’t imagine a day without coffee. The first thing I do every morning is make myself a cup of coffee. Coffee benefits are not just limited to providing a jumpstart to your day or that extra boost of energy you need to get past the afternoon slump. Coffee has other benefits. We have come up with a list of 5 Benefits of coffee.
5 Benefits of Coffee
1. Coffee Burns Fat
If you look on the labels of the popular fat burning supplements you will find coffee at the top of the list. Coffee has been shown to significantly aid in the fat burning process by boosting the body’s metabolic rate.
2. Lowers Risk of Type II Diabetes
I have quite a few family members that have or are close to having type 2 Diabetes and likely so is your family. Diets are often high in white sugar and carbohydrates. Which is why my husband and I have changed to a low carb diet. Coffee drinkers tend to be less prone to Type 2 diabetes. I just learned this and now drink a ton of coffee.
3. Coffee protects the Liver
The liver is an essential organ in proper functioning of the human body. You’ll notice that we just recently shared with you 10 ways to cleanse the liver. There are quite a few diseases that attack the liver. Cirrhosis is the culmination of long-term liver deterioration in which only scar tissue remains. I think this is debatable but some say that drinking coffee may significantly lower the risk of developing this condition.
4. Reduce Likelihood of Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease seems to be on the rise. Those 65 and over are most susceptible and in addition to trying to keep your brains active drinking coffee may keep the disease at bay. Also, eating healthy and exercising can help to ward off the disease.
5. Fights Depression
I haven’t written about depression in a while, but I suffer from it daily. yourself. Depression is marked by an overwhelming sadness that greatly affects the daily lives of sufferers. It’s been said that regular coffee intake can lessen the chances of developing depression, as well as decreasing the risk of suicide. I know that when I’m jacked up on coffee, I’m more productive, like right now I’ve had six shots today.
Coffee contains a number of ingredients and compounds. In most cases, researchers haven’t determined the specific reason for the many health benefits of coffee. However, a great deal of evidence indicates that your favorite morning brew gives you far more than energy and alertness.