Answer From Donald Hensrud, M.D.
“Studies have shown that coffee may have health benefits, including protecting against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver disease, including liver cancer. Coffee also
appears to improve cognitive function and decrease the risk of depression.”
Research has also produced evidence of more health benefits of drinking coffee.
One of the main reasons people drink coffee is because of the energy boost it gives you.
- The caffeine in coffee boosts metabolism and aids in fat burning. Caffeine also improves other aspects of brain function, including mood, reaction time, attentiveness, and memory
- Coffee has antioxidants and some key nutrient value.
- These include Vitamins B2, B3, and B5, potassium and manganese. Coffee is also a great source of antioxidants.
- Coffee Can Protect You from Cancer and Stroke
As mentioned above, researchers have discovered that coffee can offer protection not only from Liver cancer but also from colorectal cancer. Studies show a reduced risk of colorectal cancer in those drinking 4-5 cups of coffee every day. Caffeine can also offer protection from stroke. In fact, the studies have demonstrated lower risk of heart disease and stroke in people consuming coffee regularly.
Coffee Promotes Longevity
Coffee gives you energy and fuels your exercises. Also it protects you from serious diseases and overall helps you live a longer happier life.