Today is International Coffee Day, and it’s clearly a day worth celebrating!
Here are eight reasons why you should drink coffee every day:
Coffee makes you healthier
Coffee contains plenty of antioxidants that are good for the body, and most researchers agree that coffee is healthy, writes WedMD.
Coffee makes you younger
Researchers can measure your biological age by analyzing a sample of your blood and they’ve noticed the effect that consuming various foods and beverages has on it. “Soft drinks can make you years older, while coffee makes you younger,” says Stefan Enroth, a researcher at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Coffee protects against Alzheimer’s
Several studies have shown that coffee and caffeine protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. But now, Italian researchers know exactly how much coffee people should drink to ward off memory loss. Exactly one cup a day is the ideal — neither more nor less, according to the new research.
Studies have shown that coffee improves learning and can help facilitate learning. And one study has shown that coffee can help people with Parkinson’s disease control their movements.
Coffee reduces the risk of cancer
Women who drink more than four cups of coffee per day are 22 percent less likely to suffer from uterine cancer than women who don’t drink coffee at all, writes Live Science.
Did you know that if you drink at least one cup of coffee a day, the risk of getting cirrhosis is significantly reduced
Coffee makes you happier!
Coffee drinkers already know this, but drinking more than one cup of coffee a day reduces the risk of depression. It’s the antioxidants in coffee that make you happier, according to researchers.
Coffee reduces the risk of diabetes
A large study shows that people who drink seven cups of coffee a day reduce the risk of geting diabetes by up to 50 percent compared to people who drink only two cups a day.
Coffee makes you more productive
Caffeine affects the metabolism, and several studies indicate that caffeine can help during endurance training.
Coffee makes you friendlier
American researchers conducted an experiment to see whether drinking coffee or tea makes people friendlier. They gave some test subjects hot beverages and some test subjects cold drinks and then introduced them to strangers. The result? The people who drank hot coffee were happier meeting new people.
Please share this list with everyone you know so that more people learn how wonderful and beneficial drinking coffee really is!