From my few posts I have been talking about diseases, their reasons and their diagnosis and somehow what do we need to eat in specific kind of diseases and so on. But in my this post I’m going to talk about the health-related issues of a most loved beverage. YES, you read correct.
I’m going to talk about a beverage and it’s top amazing benefits for our health, skin and hair.
I am talking about the world’s most loved beverage Coffee. Coffee is one of the most popular beverages around the world, with billions of cups consumed daily. Brewed from ground coffee beans, it is a drink that is enjoyed by nearly half of adults in the world as a way to wake up in the mornings, stay alerted during the day, or stay awake during late nights. So in this post, we will know and find out the top amazing benefits of coffee for our health.
When people think of coffee, they usually think of its ability to provide an energy boost. But many times people think about its adverse effects too. However, according to some research, it can also offer some other important health benefits, studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases such as a lower risk of liver cancer, type 2 diabetes, and heart failure, etc.
Whether you want to sip on coffee for its benefits that could potentially help you live longer and speed up your metabolism—or you love it for its ability to help fight off cellulite and help with balding—there are endless reasons to love your morning brew. But the latest wave of scientific evidence brings a wealth of good news for coffee lovers. It’s proved that Coffee contains a number of useful nutrients, these are:-
- Riboflavin (vitamin B-2)
- Niacin (vitamin B-3)
- Various phenolic compounds, or antioxidants.
Some experts suggest that these and other ingredients in coffee can benefit the human body in various ways. Here we will know the top amazing benefits of our most loved Coffee.
Coffee May Help in Reducing Type 2 Diabetes
It has suggested that those who enjoy drinking coffee every morning have a much lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Several observational studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of type 2 diabetes, a serious condition that affects millions of people worldwide. So pour yourself a cup—just make sure you nix the cream and sugar.
Coffee May Help to Reverse the Damage Occurred by Drinking
If you’ve hurt your liver from years of drinking, coffee could be the superhero you’ve been hoping for. Yes, you heard right. our liver is an amazing organ that carries out hundreds of important functions.
Several common diseases primarily affect the liver, including hepatitis, fatty liver disease and many others.
Many of these conditions can lead to cirrhosis, in which your liver is largely replaced by scar tissue. Interestingly, coffee may protect against cirrhosis — researchers found drinking two cups of coffee a day had a 44 percent lower risk of ending up with liver cirrhosis.
Coffee May Lower Your Risk of Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative condition, right behind Alzheimer’s.
It’s caused by the death of dopamine-generating neurons in your brain. Parkinson’s slowly develops over the years, causing tremors, slow movements, speech problems, and other health issues. Studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, with a risk reduction ranging from 32–60%. In these studies, it’s found that those who drank coffee every day had a lower risk of developing the disease than non-drinkers.
Coffee May Help Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease And May Lower Stroke Risk
Heart disease—a disorder of the blood vessels that leads to heart attacks. Luckily, coffee could help reduce the risk. It’s often claimed that Coffee may cause mild increases in blood pressure, which usually diminish over time. Coffee drinkers do not have an increased risk of heart disease and have a slightly lower risk of stroke. Yes, though strokes are scary business, and drinking coffee could help reduce your risk of having one. On the contrary, there is some evidence that women who drink coffee have a reduced risk. Some studies also show that coffee drinkers have a 20% lower risk of stroke.
Coffee May Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer
Coffee has been known for helping reduce the risk of cancer, and a 2016 study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention found drinking it could help cut it by a whopping 50 percent. But how much it’s needed to reap the benefits? Researchers say one or two cups for a 26 percent reduced risk or more than 2.5 for a 50 percent-reduced risk.
Coffee Can Fight Depression and Make You Happier
Depression is a serious mental disorder that causes a significantly reduced quality of life. It’s a very common disorder which we can see in many people around us. but here again, coffee prove as a magical recipe. In a study, researchers found that if drinking a cup or two of coffee tends to make you feel good mentally, there’s a reason for that: coffee actually acts as a mild antidepressant by boosting feel-good neurotransmitters in the brain. After examining 44,000 men and 74,000 women, they found a few cups of brew reduced the risk of suicide by 50 percent. In this way, Coffee appears to lower your risk of developing depression and may dramatically reduce suicide risk.
Can Help You Burn Fat
Several studies show that caffeine can increase fat burning and boost your metabolic rate. Caffeine is found in almost every commercial fat-burning supplement — and for good reason. It’s one of the few natural substances proven to aid fat burning. However, it’s possible that these effects diminish in long-term coffee drinkers.
Coffee Can Help Get Rid of Cellulite
Yes, you read correct. Coffee is a great skin quality booster as it loaded with anti-oxidants. So, the next time you notice some dimples, combine coffee grounds and coconut oil to help scrub them away. All right, it’s not that easy—but after time, the caffeine in the mix will help reduce the appearance of cellulite by tightening up the area—and moisturize your skin in the process.
Coffee Could Help Reduce Chronic Pain
Does doing your work by sitting all day in a constant posture constantly make you to feel a chronic type of pain in your neck and shoulder? If Yes then coffee might help reduce that work-related chronic pain. In a study, it is found that 40 percent of the participants who had a daily cup of coffee felt less intensified pain than those who didn’t drink coffee.
Coffee Can Help Get Rid of Dark Circles
Just like coffee can wake up your body, it can also wake up your under-eye area. To help get rid of dark circles, combine used coffee grounds with some coconut oil and apply it to your under-eye area. It only takes around 10 minutes for the caffeine to start working its magic, constricting your blood vessels and balancing out your skin tone.
Coffee Can Make Your Eyes Less Puffy
Coffee is not just a beverage to drink only but is good for our skin and for our beauty as well. You don’t just need to drink coffee to reap the benefits. It can be very useful to reduce the puffiness of your eyes, for this you have to place your used, cooled-down coffee grounds on your under-eye area for 15 to 20 minutes, you can give yourself the gift of looking a little less tired, all thanks to caffeine constricting the blood vessels beneath your skin, which reduces swelling and makes you look more, well, alive.
Coffee Can Speed Up Your Metabolism
Feel the need for a metabolic boost? Just look at your cuppa of coffee. An older study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests drinking it speeds up your heart rate because of how quickly it’s absorbed into the bloodstream and in turn increases your metabolism.
Coffee Could Help Your Hair Grow in Alopecia
researchers found caffeine could be a potential hair growth stimulant for men with androgenetic alopecia, a common type of hair loss. In fact, the growth of the hair follicles that were treated with caffeine increased 46 percent and the life cycle of the hair was extended by 37 percent.
Coffee Could Help Protect Your Eyes
Want to keep your eyes healthy? Just drink some coffee. Researchers have found that it can significantly help prevent retinal degeneration, which can result in everything from impaired vision and night blindness to light sensitivity.
Coffee Can Help Get Rid of Dandruff
Sure, you can buy expensive products to get rid of dandruff—or you can just use coffee. By mixing up some coffee grounds and coconut oil and rubbing the gritty mixture into your hair, you’ll easily get rid of any dry or flaky skin on your scalp.
The Bottom Line
Enjoy a daily cup or two of coffee but don’t use it as a substitute for other healthy behaviors. Whether you are not a die-hard coffee lover but it’s not as bad if you take it in a moderate amount in your daily routine. Somehow every beverage has it’s pros and cons so as coffee too but it does not mean that we can ignore these all the above-mentioned points which are beneficial for our health and as well as for our skin.
So stay happy, healthy, alive and keep reading with your hot cuppa of……. Of course Coffee.