Coffee is the most popular drink on the planet after water, of course. Most people firmly believe they function just because of their daily coffee intake and might actually think they have coffee flowing in their veins, not blood. With all the myths and rumors we get to hear from people about coffee and health issues are just that- myths and rumors. Scroll down to read the health related facts about coffee.
Did you know that coffee has tiny 0.0016-inch crystals of caffeine?! Those small buggers are responsible for making you feel buzzed after that first sip of your coffee.
Oh and while we’re at structures, did you know that coffee is actually a red berry before it becomes a bean? Imagine the coffee beans being red too. That’d make drinking coffee so much more interesting! The coffee literally grows on trees.
It prevents diseases
It has been discovered that coffee actually helps prevent brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia. The studies have shown that people who drink coffee are upto 65% less prone to get the Alzheimer’s disease which eventually leads to dementia.
Coffee is also great for your liver! People who drink more than three cups a day are 80% less prone to develop cirrhosis which is a condition that affects the liver.
It helps you burn those extra calories
It’s a win-win! You can burn fat as you drink your coffee. It has been found that drinking caffeine can increase your metabolism up to 11%. It’s one of the few chemicals that actually help with fat burning! It also improves your performance and sharpens your vision by making your workout sessions better. Coffee releases the fatty acids from the fat tissues and also boosts up your adrenaline level which ultimately leads up to a better performance by those who drink up some coffee before working out.
It helps you live a longer and healthier life
Coffee has a lot of antioxidants which helps the body to fight chemicals called “free radicals”. Coffee drinkers are less prone to diseases such as Type II Diabetes, Parkinson’s Disease and other heart diseases. You know what they say about habits- you can only have too many. Either you’re a smoker or a coffee drinker- so well we would say it’s better being the coffee junkie than an alcoholic, eh.
Coffee actually is the perfect drink for you. It has all the important nutrients you need to survive. Did you know, a single cup of coffee has 11% of the daily recommended amount of Vitamin B2. It also has 6% of vitamin B5, 3% of Potassium and Manganese and oh, 2% of Niacin too.
So hopefully, we have answered all of your coffee and health related queries. If you’re a coffee-head and cannot go anywhere without having your coffee then we would like to tell you that you have got it right. We are obsessed with our coffee too, even more with our cups and travel mugs. Speaking of, check out these supercool travel mugs and tea coasters! You can even get a customized coffee mugs if you’re one of the extreme crazy coffee maniacs.