Contrary to popular belief, many studies have recently shown that coffee has many health and life extension benefits. Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day can provide the body with certain benefits, such as preventing early death by 16%!
Although excessive coffee consumption can increase stress levels and cortisol hormone levels, as well as the body's need for caffeine, today we present 10 benefits of coffee.
1- Prevents gallbladder stones: Studies have shown that women who drank at least 4 cups of coffee a day were 25% less likely to form gallbladder stones.
2- Prevent depression: Women who drank two or three cups of coffee a day were 20% less likely to be depressed.
3- Improved memory: Drinking two cups of caffeinated coffee improved short and long term memory performance.
4- Less risk of diabetes: Studies have shown that deep L lovers have a 50% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
5- Reduces the incidence of cancer: Coffee consumption reduces the risk of breast, endometrial, prostate and liver cancer, as well as the types of cancer associated with infertility, estrogen and insulin.
6- Increases metabolic rate: Coffee can maintain weight or even lose some. The caffeine in coffee speeds up the metabolism of some people.
7- Less risk of developing Parkinson's disease: Drinking two or three cups of caffeinated coffee a day can reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by 25%.
8- High levels of antioxidants, even more than fruits and vegetables.
9- Boosts motor and athletic performance: Caffeine-rich coffee boosts athletic performance as soon as it is consumed, especially one hour before exercise.
10- Prevents joint disease: Studies have shown that people who drink 6 cups of coffee a day have a 60% lower risk of developing joint disease, especially after the age of 40.