Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks and for good reason; it's packed full of health benefits!
Enjoyed in moderation, with milk and sugar added sparingly you can enjoy coffee as part of a healthy diet. Here are a few of the fantastic reasons you should take pride in your love for coffee...
Caffeine activates natural stimulants produced by your brain; including dopamine and glutamine. These stimulants will make you more alert and motivated, resulting in a mood boost! Studies have also shown that even the smell of coffee can help reduce stress.
Helps Burn Fat
There’s good reason you’ll find caffeine in every commercial weight loss supplement – caffeine stimulates our nervous system whilst increasing our adrenaline levels. Adrenaline travels through our blood to our fat tissues, releasing these fatty acids into the blood itself, where it is then used and burnt as energy by our body.
Protects your Liver
Coffee can help reduce the risk of liver failure by blocking the receptors in your body that are responsible for activating the cells in the liver that lay down scar tissue. A component called diterpenes is also found in coffee, which can reduce inflammation of the liver itself.
Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Coffee beans contain essential minerals such as magnesium and chromium, which help the body use the hormone insulin, which controls your blood sugar levels – reducing your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes!
A Great Source of Nutrients
Coffee contains several important nutrients, including Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Manganese, Potassium, Magnesium and Niacin (Vitamin B3).
Have you noticed any positive effects on your health or well-being? Let us know!