The Benefits To Drinking A Cup Of Coffee

Nothing gets you up and going like a good cup of coffee in the morning.

The dark roast, the homey smell, a little sugar and milk (or just plain) all make for an eye opening moment and giving you that pep in your step to start the day off right.

Many people think that the only benefit that coffee has is the caffeine content to keep you up and bright eyed, but there is a lot more to it than that.

Coffee has long been a wonderful product that has given us many benefits.

Look At The Benefits!

Medical studies have proven that those who reach for a cup of Java in the morning have a less likely chance of getting Parkinson's, type 2 diabetes and dementia.

In doing so, you are also reducing your chances of having a heart attack and stroke, as well as giving yourself more of a chance to fight off cancerous cells and cells that may turn cancerous.

Did you know that coffee bean extract is one of the top ingredients in fat burning supplements?

Yes! It is!

Caffeine from coffee extract gives you the extra jolt of energy while other stimulants in coffee beans help to boost your metabolism, which helps to curb appetite and burn more calories. For those of you who work out, a small cup 15 minutes before a workout can significantly help performance!

Everyone needs B12 in their diet...one cup of joe has roughly 10 percent of your recommended daily intake!

There is also 5 percent of your B5 intake and 2 percent of magnesium and magnesium.

Those are some incredible numbers!

While those numbers may still seem small, try drinking more than one cup to see how those numbers really add up!

Feeling Down?

For those of you feeling a little blue or battling depression, reach for a cup of coffee.

Coffee has been proven to give you an emotional and mental boost of endorphins that make you feel happy and even a few hours is better than none!

Add a little flavoured creamer to your cup to give you that extra smile.

Women who drink 3 to 4 cups of coffee a day have a 15 to 20 percent chance of reducing depression symptoms and men who drink 4 cups a day reduce their risk by 10 percent

Coffee contains some of the highest concentrations and amounts of antioxidants that the body needs to stay healthy and function properly. Just two cups can give you the daily amounts that you need, keep you feeling bright and give you a host of other benefits we have covered.

Just a little tip for you coffee drinkers: go with ground beans and not the instant coffee.

Instant lacks many nutrients of coffee and is a poor imitation for that fresh scent and aromatic taste.

Continue Reading >>