Interesting facts about Coffee

Coffee effects on your health

Women who drink four to five cups a day of Coffee are 34 percent less likely to die of heart disease than those women who drink no coffee. Whereas men who drink five cups are 44 percent less likely to die of heart disease than men who drink no coffee

It Decreases Your Risk of Diabetes

In a 2005 review of nine studies, researchers found that for those that drank four to six cups of coffee per day, versus only two or fewer, their risk for Type 2 diabetes decreased by almost 30 percent. The number decreased by 35 percent when people drank more than six cups per day. And if you’re picturing yourself running around the office with your eyes bugging out of your head, no worries because caffeinated and decaffeinated coffees provided much the same results.

Coffee Improves Memory and Knowledge

Researchers reported that volunteers who drank caffeinated coffee in the morning performed better than nondrinkers on tests that involved learning new information. Coffee can also improve intellectual function as we age. One study found that combining coffee with a sweet had an even bigger impact.

Interesting facts about Coffee

Coffee Can Increase Weak bones

It’s true that coffee can cause the body to remove calcium in urine. We don’t want the body to rid itself of calcium because this can lead to osteoporosis. According to The Diet Channel, about five milligrams of calcium is lost per every six ounces of coffee consumed. But these calcium losses can be counter balanced with two tablespoons of milk or yogurt per cup of coffee.

Coffee Causes Wrinkles

Even though coffee has anti-oxidants, if you drink too much of it, it can cause wrinkling of the skin. This is a result of dehydration which is the worst thing for your skin. So when you’re drinking that morning cup or two, make sure that you’re drinking as much water too. Even better, add 1 tablespoon of chia seeds to your water and let them sit for 30 minutes. The chia seeds keep you even more hydrated than regular water.

 

If you switch to decaffeinated coffee,

make sure the caffeine is removed in a natural way without the use of chemicals to do it. Often times, conventional decaffeinated coffee has more chemicals that regular.

It may help keep off depression.

Anyone who perks up after the first sip of morning coffee will tell you that it has mood-boosting effects. Now there’s proof: A study from the Harvard School of Public Health, published last month in the Archives of Internal Medicine, found that women who regularly drink fully caffeinated coffee have a 20% lower risk of depression than non-coffee drinkers. The study, which followed a group of women for 10 years, found that as more coffee was consumed (up to six cups per day), the likelihood of depression decreased.

Interesting facts about Coffee

It boosts fertility in men.

Studies have shown that caffeine has a beneficial effect on sperm motility—the ability of sperm to move toward an egg—and could increase your chances of pregnancy,”

It reduce the risk of skin cancer.

Staying out of the sun and regularly applying a liberal amount of SPF should always be your number one line of defense against skin cancer. That said, a new study out of Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that women who drank more than three cups of coffee a day had a 20% lower risk for basal cell carcinoma, and men had a 9% reduced risk. However, the research did not indicate that coffee consumption reduced the risk of squamous cell carcinoma or melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, making it all the more important to protect your skin when outdoors.

 

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Interesting facts about Coffee