How healthy is coffee for you? And what are some of the effect coffee has on your body? Apart from coffee having a warm taste it also gives you energy.
Over the years scientists have studied the effects coffee has had on many aspects of our health and they have found some amazing results.
Did you know coffee can make you smarter? Yes, scientists have found the active ingredient caffeine in coffee acts as a stimulant. Caffeine is known as the most psychoactive substance consumed worldwide. It usually blocks the effects on the inhibitory neurotransmitter called Adenosine in the brain.
Reason you find caffeine in most fat burning commercial is due to the stimulant caused by caffeine to the central nervous system, enhancing the metabolism and increasing oxidation in fatty acids.
Athletics performance can be improved with the mobilisations of fatty acids in fatty tissues, due to the effect of caffeine.
“Caffeine was found to increase exercise performance by 11-12% on average” authoritynutrition.com
“Many controlled trails have examined the effects of caffeine on the brain, demonstrating that caffeine can improve mood, reaction time, memory, vigilance and general cognitive function” stated Kris Gunnars, who wrote article on caffeine.
Studies have also shown those who drink coffee have a 60% chance of lowering their risk of Parkinson, and Alzheimer’s,neurodegenerative disorder.
Coffee can also lower the risk of liver cancer by an amazing 40%. Study also showed that people who consumed coffee had a 30% chance of lowering their risk of death during a period of 20 years.
Nutrients in coffee beans actually contains a decent amount of minerals and vitamins.
“A cup contains 2% of the RDA for Niacin (B3) and Thiamine (B1), 3% of the RDA for potassium and Manganese, 6% of the RDA for Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), and 11% of the RDA for Riboflavin (Vitamin B2).”
Coffee outranks both fruits and vegetables out together, in source for antioxidants in the westerns diet.
Remember, with all the benefit coffee has on your health, keep in mind anything done excessively can have a negative effect on your health as well.