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Coffee is More Than an Energy Booster

Here’s how it’s good for your Health.

It’s been said that coffee is the “best part of waking up,” and for many people, it truly is. There’s no better feeling than waking up to the smell of freshly brewed coffee.

Coffee cup and coffee beans on a table

The moment the warmth of the coffee touches your lips it just feels like heaven in a mug.

But to drink coffee is to truly experience it, and the great news is that while you’re having a euphoric coffee experience, you’re also improving your health and lowering your risk of serious diseases.

Most people wake up in the mornings and have their usual cup of coffee as part of their “wake me up” routine but little do they know that by drinking that fresh cup of joe, you’re actually burning fat, lowering your risk of Type 2 Diabetes, and helping protect your liver.

In fact, research suggests that people who drink two to three cups of coffee a day lower their chances of death from certain diseases than non-coffee drinkers.

One of the biggest health benefits of coffee is that it’s full of antioxidants. This is especially true with freshly ground coffee. 

Some people will grind their coffee beans themselves to get the fragrant flavour. But if you don’t necessarily have the time to grind coffee beans yourself; there are coffee machines with a grinder included, so you get the fresh taste without the hassle of doing it yourself.

So whether you’re looking to shed a few pounds or give yourself an energy boost, here are some of the biggest health benefits of drinking coffee.

Ways that Drinking Coffee is Good for Your Health

Coffee Can Protect Your Liver

There are several diseases that affect the liver, including hepatitis, cirrhosis, and fatty liver disease.

As surprising as this may be, coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of developing cirrhosis. So, even if you consume one cup a day, it’s better than none at all.

Coffee Can Fight Against Depression

Depression is real and it’s a serious disease, but all too often people turn to “happy pills” to assist with the condition.

And while the medication used to treat depression prove to be effective, there is a much more natural way to boost your happiness levels, and coffee is that solution.

Skimmlatte studies have shown that individuals who consumed four or more cups of coffee per day were less likely to die by suicide.

Coffee Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia in the world. A misconception about Alzheimer’s and dementia is that it’s an “old people” disease and that all “old people” get it… and that’s just not the case at all.

This disease is common but there are several older generation individuals who don’t have the disease. So is it that Alzheimer’s and dementia are “picky” in who they affect? Not necessarily. 

Although there is no cure for the disease, there are ways to prevent getting the disease like eating healthy and exercising, of course, but studies have also shown that coffee plays a significant role in the slowing and prevention of the disease.

In your efforts to maintain a healthier lifestyle, whether you’ve turned your kitchen into a healthy eating haven or started a new daily workout routine, just remember to incorporate some coffee as well.

It doesn’t have to be caffeinated, but just as long as you get some coffee in your system, it will prove to impact your quality of life for the better.

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