There are good reasons to drink coffee and there are a few reasons not to. This article is for those that are looking for reasons to keep drinking it.
After all, you may have a caffeine-hater in your life. You know the type – they’re always telling you what’s bad for your health.
Here’s a list of some good reasons to drink coffee.
1. Cut the Pain
Two cups of coffee can cut post-workout muscle pain by up to 48%.
2. Increase your fiber intake
A cup of brewed coffee represents a contribution of up to 1.8 grams of fiber of the recommended intake of 20-38 grams.
3. Protection against cirrhosis of the liver
Both coffee and decaffeinated coffee lowered the liver enzyme levels of coffee drinkers.
4. Lowered risk of Type 2 Diabetes
The consumption of 6 or more cups per day results a 22% lower risk of diabetes. The risk of type II diabetes decreases by 9% for each daily cup of coffee consumed. Decaf coffee decreased risk by 6% per cup.
5. Lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease
The caffeine protect against Alzheimer’s disease. And we can see the positive effect of coffee on the brain.
6. Reduces suicide risk and Depression
A person who drink 4 or more cups of coffee will have 20% less likely to suffer from depression.
7. Coffee drinkers have less risk of heart disease
A person who consumes 3 to 5 cups of coffee a day will be less likely to show the beginning signs of heart disease.
8. Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
At least 4 cups of coffee a day may help protect against the development and reoccurrence of MS. It is believed that the coffee prevents the neural inflammation that possibly leads to the disease developing.
9. Coffee reduces colorectal cancer risk
Even moderate consumption of coffee can reduce the odds of developing colorectal cancer by 26%. This protective benefit increases with more consumption.