#1. HIGH AMOUNTS OF ANTIOXIDANTS
An 8 oz. cup of coffee normally contains chock-full of nutrients including vitamin B2, B5, B1, B3, folate, manganese, and potassium. It was said that “the average person who eats a typical Western diet actually gets more antioxidants from coffee than fruits and vegetables…combined.” The percentage per vitamin range from 1% to 11%, which may not sound much, but if you combine them per number of brews you consume daily, it’s quite a lot.
#2. BOOSTS YOUR METABOLISM AND BRAIN FUNCTION
#3. YOUR BRAIN CAN REMAIN HEALTHY EVEN IN OLD AGE
Drinking coffee is said to lower your chances of getting Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, therefore lessening the risk of developing dementia.
#4. YOU WILL HAVE STRONGER RESISTANCE TO TYPE 2 DIABETES
Some studies show that coffee drinkers are up to 23-67% less likely to become diabetic.
#5. YOU’RE LESS LIKELY TO HAVE LIVER DISEASE
Those who consume coffee regularly are said to have 84% lower risk of developing cirrhosis, which is like the grandfather of liver damage. In fact, those who drink 4 or more cups of coffee will develop more resistance to the disease.
#6. YOU’LL BE A HAPPIER PERSON
A 2011 Harvard study reveals that “people who drank the most coffee had a 20% lower risk of becoming depressed.” According to another study, “people who drank 4 or more cups of coffee per day were 53% less likely to commit suicide.”
#7. YOU’LL LIVE LONGER
This information comes from a New England Journal of Medicine 2012 study. They studied the habits of 402,260 individuals between 50 and 71 years of age and they discovered that people who drank coffee had a lower risk of dying over the 12-13 year study period. Drinking 4-5 cups a day reduced the risk of dying for men by 12% while women enjoy a slightly higher figure of 16%.
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