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  • Writer's pictureSomnath banerjee

According to science, Some health benefits of Coffee

Updated: Oct 9, 2020

1. You can see high in energy levels

Coffee can help boost up your energy levels and feel you less tired after having a cup of coffee because coffee contains a stimulant which is said to be caffeine which let your brain to be more focused and keep you energetic.

When you have your cup of coffee, the caffeine is absorbed into your bloodstream. From there, it travels to your brain.

Caffeine in the brain, blocks the inhibitory neurotransmitter adenosine.

When this happens, the amount of other neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine increases, leading to enhanced firing of neurons.

Many studies in humans show that coffee improves various aspects of brain function including memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general mental functions (studies).

2. Helps In burning some fats from your body

In every fat burning supplements caffiene is the key ingredient because for some good reason. Caffeine is proven to be the one of the few natural substances proven to aid in burning fats.

Many research studies have show that caffeine can boost metabolic rate approximately by 3–11%.

Some other studies found that caffeine can specifically increase fat burning by as much as 10% in obese who have minimum 30-35% body fat individuals and 29% in lean humans (Studies).

It might be possible that these fat burning effects may get diminish in long-term coffee drinkers.

3. Coffee Can improve in physical performance

Caffeine which is found in coffee as well as in caffeine supplements stimulates your nervous system, and let your fat cells to break down body fat.

Caffeine also increases epinephrine (adrenaline) levels in your blood.

This increase of epinephrine is the fight-or-flight hormone in our body, which prepares your body for intense physical works to do.

Coffee or Caffeine breaks down body fat, making free fatty acids available as fuel .

Given these effects, it is to be seen that caffeine can improve physical performance by approximately 10–12%, on average human (studies).

Therefore, its a good idea to have a strong cup of coffee about 30-45mins before you head to the gym, or any intense work.

  • 4. Essential Nutrition Present In The Coffee

Their are many important micro-nutrients in coffee beans make your way to a healthy life.

A single cup of coffee contains :-

  • Riboflavin (vitamin B2): 11% of the Reference Daily Intake (R.D.I.)

  • Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5): 6% of the Reference Daily Intake (R.D.I.)

  • Manganese and potassium: 3% of the Reference Daily Intake (R.D.I.).

  • Magnesium and niacin (vitamin B3): 2% of the Reference Daily Intake (R.D.I.).

So it might look like the micro nutrients are not enough but the taste of the coffee is so good that peoples use the have more cups of coffee a day to get enough nutrition out of it.

5. It may reduce the risk of type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the very big health problem, currently affecting millions of people worldwide.

It happens because of elevated levels of blood sugar levels caused by insulin resistance or a reduced ability to secrete insulin by our liver and we have to inject insulin hormone from outside to stabilize insulin.

It is to be found that drinking coffee can significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Many research studies have observe that people who drink coffee a lot have approximately 23–50% lower risk of getting type 2 diabetes and insulin problems. Some Other study showed a reduction as high as about 67% of this disease.

A large review of 18 studies in a total of 4.5lakhs people, each daily cup of coffee was associated with about 7% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

6. Coffee may help to protect your liver

Liver is one of the amazing organ that handles about hundreds of important functions in human body.

Some of the common diseases leads to affect the liver, including hepatitis, fatty liver disease and many others.

These several diseases affect the condition of liver and can lead to cirrhosis, in which your liver is largely replaced by scar tissue.

And to avoid this many research have found that coffee may protect against cirrhosis. Many studies shows that people who drink 3-4 or more cups of coffee have up to an 80% lower risk of this diseases.

7. Coffee can make you happy and may fight from depression.

One of the serious mental disorder which ruins the life of one healthy human being is Depression and degrade the quality of the life as well.

According to the World Health Organization(W.H.O.) about more than 264 million people of all ages suffer from depression which is the leading cause of disability.

In a Harvard study published in 2011, women who drank 4 or more cups of coffee per day had a 20% lower risk of becoming depressed (studies).

Another study in 208,424 individuals found that those who drank 4 or more cups per day were 53% less likely to die by suicide (studies).

So have a cup of coffee enjoy the taste and listen to some audio books or music and give your mind some peace.

8. Coffee may leads to lower the risk of certain types of cancer.

Now a days Cancer have become one of the several disease which leads to the cause of many deaths. It the the unknown or uncontrolled cell growth in your body.

where several studies found that Coffee can protect our body from 2 types of cancer:- 1.liver cancer

2. colorectal cancer

Where liver cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the world, while colorectal cancer is in the rank fourth.

many research studies have shown that drinking some cups of coffee a day can lower the chances of liver cancer by about 40% (studies).

One of the biggest study in 489,706 people found that those who drank several cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of colorectal cancer by 15% (studies).

9. Coffee can improve heart health.

Many time it always said that caffeine in coffee increases the amount of blood pressure which is obviously the truth but in very lower amount like about 2-4 mm/Hg, which is clearly a very small effect in blood pressure and if you consume coffee in a regular basis then it might not hampers you in any ways and it get disappear.

But, in some people this may continue , so always be aware of coffee if you always have elevated blood pressure.

So it many studies don’t support the idea that coffee raises your risk of heart disease.

On the hand their are several studies found that women who consume coffee everyday have a reduced in heart disease (studies).

Other studies also get that coffee drinkers have a 20% lower risk of stroke (studies).

10. A good source of antioxidants and help you live longer.

The peoples who take standard diet, coffee can become one of the healthiest thing in their diet.It's because coffee is quite high in antioxidants.

Several Studies have shown that many people get most of their antioxidants from only having coffee then consuming fruits and vegetables combined (studies).

Tho coffee is to be the one of the healthiest beverages on the planet.

With lot of antioxidants and have the potential to make the liver stronger coffee is also said that it helps you to live longer as well.

several observations have get to know that those who consumes coffee on regular basis have a lower risk of deaths.

In two very large studies, drinking coffee was associated with a 20% reduced risk of death in men and a 26% decreased risk of death in women, over 18–24 years (studies).

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