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What Are The Benefits Of Coffee?

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Obi Obadike

Obi Obadike

Celebrity Fitness & Nutrition Expert, CFT, SFN, M.S. Founder & CEO – Ethical Inc.
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What are the benefits of coffee? One of the main benefits of coffee is it will increase your energy levels and decrease fatigue temporarily. And how this happens is caffeine blocks the receptors of a neurotransmitter called adenosine.

And this increases other neurotransmitters in the brain that regulate your energy levels like dopamine. The caffeine in coffee is a stimulant that can decrease fatigue by changing neurotransmitters levels in the brain.

Lowering The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Research studies have shown that drinking coffee regularly can lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes. There was one review out of 30 studies that showed that it had a 6% lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

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Brain Health

There have been some research studies that have shown that coffee can help protect against neurodegenerative disorders which includes Parkinsons disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Several research studies have revealed that moderate coffee consumption can be associated with a lower risk of dementia and cognitive decline.

Lower Risk of Depression

Research studies have shown that drinking coffee regularly can lower the risk of depression. In fact, one review study out of seven showed that drinking one cup of coffee shows an 8% lower risk of depression. There was one study in over 200,000 people that showed that drinking one cup of coffee was linked to a lower risk of suicide.

Positive Heart Health

Research studies have shown that drinking coffee regularly can benefit heart health. One review study showed that drinking three to five cups per day was linked to a 15% reduced risk of heart disease. Another study showed in over 21,000 people found that increased coffee intake is associated with significantly decreased risk of heart failure.

Improve Longevity

There was a study in over 1500 people that revealed that drinking caffeinated coffee lowered the risk of death. Another study showed that after drinking one cup of coffee per day it lowered the risk of death from cancer.

Enhances Athletic Performance

One review research study showed that drinking coffee before exercising improved people’s endurance and physical performance.

The Bottom Line is coffee has tremendous health benefits based off numerous research studies. And some of those benefits are increased energy levels, improved athletic performance, improved longevity, lower risk of depression, improved heart health, etc.

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