Ahhh!!! waking up to that rich wafting aroma of the first coffee brew in the morning as the rich aroma fills the house. Walking into the coffee shop at mid day just after our lunch energy crash and hearing the fresh coffee beans being ground in anticipation of your vente cafe mocha. For coffee drinkers, it is not just a daily liquid intake, it is a ritualistic, rich and tasteful experience that just so happens to bring us the added Coffee Health Benefits of increased energy, more focus and a nice hefty dose of antioxidants. There are even certain types of coffee that can enduce Thermogenics a fat burning process throughout our day. I love it…
There are now proven medical studies that can make those delicious cups of coffee you drink even more enjoyable. Check out my blog to read about the proven health benefits of daily coffee consumption. I also plan on posting the best brands of healthy coffee, the latest in healthy coffee news and even healthy coffee recipes. Check out just a few of the health benefits coffee has to offer:
Some Possible Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee According to Recent Research:
Antioxidants – Fight Free Radicals
Fat Burning – Thermogenesis
A growing body of research also shows that coffee drinkers, compared to nondrinkers, are:
less likely to have type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and dementia
have fewer cases of certain cancers, heart rhythm problems, and strokes
Coffee also contains minerals such as magnesium and chromium, which help the body use the hormone insulin, which controls blood sugar (glucose). In type 2 diabetes, the body loses its ability to use insulin and regulate blood sugar effectively. Organic, Infrared Roasted Coffee will give you the most antioxidant & mineral power punch.
For Parkinson’s disease, the data have always been very consistent: higher consumption of coffee is associated with decreased risk of Parkinson’s, due to caffeine.
Coffee has also been linked to lower risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. A 2009 study from Finland and Sweden showed that, out of 1,400 people followed for about 20 years, those who reported drinking 3-5 cups of coffee daily were 65% less likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, compared with nondrinkers or occasional coffee drinkers.