Coffee Benefits

By: Elana Garay

Coffee adds in other benefits besides bring in energy for the mornings. Certain research has been conducted to determine health benefits from coffee. Coffee is claimed to protect against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease,liver cancer, and benefits for the heart on the website of medical news today.

“In addition, caffeine in coffee may help control movement in people suffering from Parkinson’s, according to a study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) that was published in the journal Neurology… Italian researchers found that coffee consumption lowers the risk of liver cancer by about 40%. In addition, some of the results suggest that if you drink three cups a day, the risks are reduced by more than 50%… Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard School of Public Health, concluded that drinking coffee in moderation protects against heart failure”, stated from the website of medical news today.

Other health benefits such as energy, improve physical performance, provide nutrients, and are provided from the caffeine within the coffee, “Caffeine blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain, which leads to a stimulant effect. This improves energy levels, mood and various aspects of brain function… Caffeine can increase adrenaline levels and release fatty acids from the fat tissues. It also leads to significant improvements in physical performance… Coffee contains several important nutrients, including Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid, Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium and Niacin.” stated from the website of authority nutrients. Overall, the cup of coffee you drink in the mornings adds into your health.