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Is Coffee a Health Drink?

Coffee, apart from being a tasty beverage, is beneficial for health too. Several diseases can be prevented. It gives a psychological and mental boost. If taken in excess it may have negative effects, but one cannot overlook its positive effects when drunk in moderation.

How is Coffee a Health Drink?

  • Risk of Type 2 diabetes is lower among regular coffee drinkers
  • Coffee can reduce the risk of developing gall stones
  • It discourages the onset of colon cancer
  • Cognitive function is improved
  • Reduces the risk of liver damage among people who run a high risk of liver disease
  • Reduces the occurrence of Parkinson’s disease
  • One will stay more alert, particularly if fighting sleep deprivation
  • It can lift mood
  • Helps in relieving headaches
  • Those who smoke and are heavy drinkers have less heart disease and liver damage if they consume large amounts of coffee regularly
  • Helps in managing asthma attacks
  • Prevents cavities
  • Boosts concentration
  • Caffeine stimulates the brain and the nervous system to do things differently
  • Coffee-drinking children may do better at school tests as they stay awake
  • Fewer deaths due to heart disease or inflammatory diseases which are non-cancerous among postmenopausal women
  • Coffee contains antioxidants which can prevent heart diseases and inflammation

Coffee lovers can now enjoy their cup of coffee and know they are putting something good in their bodies.

1 response to Is Coffee a Health Drink?

  1. Jenn said on June 2, 2011

    It is interesting to know caffeine can affect fertility. Previous few findings suggested caffeine can help with blood pressure problem.

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