The benefits of morning coffee. A healthy and pleasant habit: coffee


When people think of coffee they usually think of it as providing energy growth. However, according to research, the use of coffee can provide a number of healthy benefits such as lowering the risk of cancer, fighting type 2 diabetes and lowering the risk of heart failure.

If you are thinking of giving up this habit, Japanese researchers would advise you to keep this energy drink in the daily menu.

Several studies dedicated to the properties of coffee beans have shown several good reasons to regularly consume this drink with many health benefits in general.

As long as coffee is drunk without sugar, milk and other ingredients that add extra calories, it brings many services to the brain and body alike.

ingredients beneficial from coffee

A Japanese study found that people who drank at least one cup of plain coffee a day reduced their risk of developing hemorrhages or strokes by up to 20%. Coffee remains a healthy drink even if it is decaffeinated. In fact, scientists claim that too much caffeine can lead to dehydration and increased anxiety, so too much coffee can do more harm to the body than benefits.

Coffee drinkers receive an important daily dose of antioxidants, chromium and magnesium, which help regulate blood sugar levels, helping the body to properly dose insulin secretion.

The main ingredients in coffee are:

  • caffeine
  • tanina
  • tianina
  • xantina
  • spermidina
  • guaiacol
  • acid citric
  • acid clorogenic
  • acetaldehida
  • spermina
  • putrescine

Health benefits of drinking coffee in the morning

  1. Coffee and diabetes

Coffee can help prevent type 2 diabetes and other conditions.

In 2014, researchers who collected data from more than 48,000 people found that those who increased their coffee consumption by at least one cup a day for 4 years had a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. 11% than those who did not increase their consumption.

A meta-analysis from 2017 concluded that people who drank four or six cups of caffeinated coffee or decaffeinated coffee each day appear to have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including type 2 diabetes.

  1. Coffee and liver cancer

Italian researchers have found that drinking coffee reduces the risk of liver cancer by about 40%. Some results suggest that people who drink three cups a day may have a 50% lower risk.

  1. Coffee helps regulate liver activity

Several studies suggest that daily coffee consumption may help the liver self-regulate its functions. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in the United States have found that daily coffee intake can reduce the risk of developing primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes liver cirrhosis, liver failure and even liver cancer.

Another study of 125,000 participants found that alcoholics who drank a cup of coffee a day reduced their chances of developing alcoholic cirrhosis by 20%.

  1. Coffee is a powerful brain stimulant

Coffee substantially increases brain and physical performance, being used by many athletes before entering competitions. Caffeine increases the number of fatty acids circulating in the bloodstream, thus increasing athletic performance.

  1. Coffee and Parkinson’s disease

Various studies have shown about caffeine, which is present in coffee and many other beverages, that it can help protect against Parkinson’s disease.

One team concluded that men who drank more than four cups of coffee a day could be five times less likely to have Parkinson’s than those who did not.

Moreover, caffeine in coffee can help control movement in people with Parkinson’s, according to a 2012 study.

The findings of a 2017 meta-analysis suggest a link between coffee consumption and lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, even among smokers. This team also found that people who drink coffee may be less prone to depression and cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s.

Nutritional values

Ordinary black coffee (without milk or cream) is low in calories. In fact, a normal cup of black coffee contains only about 2 calories. However, adding whipped cream or sugar will increase the caloric value.


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