Written By Lizzie Howard / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Did you know that the world's favorite beverage is a cup of coffee? That is true, and more than two billion cups are enjoyed globally each day. Think about it; that's a lot of coffee! Not only is the beverage delicious and refreshing, but a cup of joe also naturally contains some amazing health benefits that you may not know of.
Keep reading along and discover how good coffee can be for you.
1. Cavity Fighter
Believe it or not; coffee is excellent for your oral health. Studies show that drinking coffee helps to fight cavity formation. The beverage can break down bacteria coating the teeth that lead to dental plaque.
By enjoying a cup of black coffee, you are gaining these oral care benefits in preventing the dreaded cavity.
2. Mood Lifter
Here is another interesting plus when you consume coffee, and it has to do with brain activity.
With every flavorful sip you take, the caffeine triggers your mind to produce more dopamine and other positive neurotransmitters. This leads to an uplifting mood.
One long-term study looked at women and drinking coffee and found that drinking four or more cups per day had an almost 20 percent lower chance of falling into depression.
3. Fat Burner
A lot of folks watch their weight and would still like to drop more pounds naturally, and coffee comes to the rescue!
By adding delicious cups of kona coffee to your daily regimen, your body will be getting a wonderful caffeine boost with each sip. Your metabolic rate will increase and burn more fat.
4. Youthful Skin
Drinking coffee can also lead to a radiant complexion, and once again, a study involving coffee discovered unique benefits. For example, Japanese women between the ages of 30 and 60 who drank coffee had significantly fewer pigmented spots.
Green tea consumption can also deliver these anti-aging effects, but research shows that coffee is more powerful and packed with antioxidants.
Fresh coffee contains a rich source of polyphenols, which is known for reversing the signs of aging and sun damage.
5. Anti Cancer
For many folks, a steaming cup of joe is the ideal way to start their day, and drinking the beverage may also protect against serious diseases.
Research in 2017 produced some encouraging news on the battle against cancer. One published study showed that drinking two cups of coffee a day may lower the risk for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, and head and neck cancers.
6. Long Life
Here's some inspiration for coffee drinkers: Live your best life and enjoy the beverage along the way.
Moderate coffee lovers live longer lives, according to some scientific studies.
7. Socially Confident
Not only is a cup of coffee a delightful drink, but when you're enjoying the beverage in a social setting, it helps put you at ease, making you more socially confident and alert. A cup of joe also prepares you for talking in large group settings.
8. Brain Function
Those who indulge in coffee moments are also reaping key brain activity, namely cognitive function. The Journal of Nutrition says that moderate coffee consumption is good for you, especially in the important cognitive brain functions of thinking, listening, learning, understanding, justifying, questioning, and paying close attention.
The publication added that when you drink coffee paired with a healthy diet, you can gain exceptional cognitive effects.
9. Workout Recuperation
Our nutritional experts are claiming that few would know this benefit, but it's true.
A strong cup of coffee can reduce muscle pain by as much as 48 percent. In other words, don't neglect the workout. After you're done doing your form of exercise, relax with a cup of joe. Not only can you lessen pain after workouts but coffee can help you recuperate faster.
Here's to a beautiful cup or more of coffee! Not only does it taste great, boost your energy level and get you off to a fresh start, but it does a body good. Drinking coffee daily can result in a long, healthy life.
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Lizzie Howard is a Colorado native who after graduating from the University of Colorado spends her time as a freelance writer. When Lizzie isn’t writing, she enjoys going on hikes, baking for her friends and family, and spending time with her beloved yellow lab, Sparky.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.