In recent years, the consensus seems to be that coffee is good for you. Learn about our Top 10 List of Health Benefits coffee provides:
Natural Pain and Stiffness Reducer
Did you know that two cups of coffee can reduce morning stiffness and cut post-workout muscle pain by up to 48%? If you are a fitness buff or tend to suffer from post-workout pain, that extra cup of Joe might reduce your stiffness.
Can Actually Enhance 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. This little gem of info courtesy of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Can Benefit Your Liver
Sounds crazy? Recent studies show that coffee can, in fact, promote liver protecting benefits. In fact, both coffee and decaffeinated coffee lowered the liver enzyme levels of coffee drinkers, and even showed protection against cirrhosis. Crazy, right? Talk to your doctor or health care professional about coffee benefits and be sure to lower alcohol consumption for a healthier liver!
Lowered Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
According to numerous studies, type II diabetes has been shown to decrease by nearly 10% for each daily cup of coffee consumed! Decaf coffee decreased risk by 6% per cup. This accompanied by a balanced diet can make you feel fit as a fiddle.
Lowered Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Can you believe it? There is considerable evidence that caffeine may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, recent studies have also isolated the compounds in roasted coffee that may be responsible for preventing the build-up of the brain plaque believed to cause the disease. That is great news!
Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Recent research showed that drinking a liberal amount of coffee every day may help protect against the development and/or re-occurrence of MS. It is believed that the coffee prevents the neural inflammation, which an potentially lead to the development of the disease.
Reduces Depression & Even Suicide
Countless studies have shown a direct connection to coffee drinkers and a reduced risk of suicide, particularly among women, and in both men and women who work in high-stress industries.
Protection Against Parkinson’s Disease
Surprisingly, studies have revealed drinking coffee actually reduces the risk of Parkinson’s Disease, even when genetic factors come into play. It is believed that EHT (a compound found in coffee beans) is what has the direct positive effect on stifling the disease.
Reduced Heart Disease
Studies show that coffee drinkers are less likely to show the beginning signs of heart disease. In fact, liberal coffees drinker may show less calcification in their coronary arteries. Coffee drinkers also are said to have stronger DNA and DNA integrity, because the white blood cells of coffee drinkers have far less instance of spontaneous DNA strand breakage. Sounds crazy, but apparently the science backs it up!
So the bottom line is coffee is good for you! Make sure to stop by our shop and pick up a bag or two to celebrate good health!