For some, it's almost impossible to open your eyes and start the day without their first cup of coffee. Beyond its caffeine content, many of us appreciate coffee for its bitter, full-bodied and freshly roasted taste. A must for breakfast, it brings a feeling of comfort in the morning and provides a significant dose of energy. Yet, much more than a simple whip, coffee, taken in reasonable quantities, is full of virtues for your health. Overview of all its benefits.
Just see the number of people sitting on the terraces sipping their cup of coffee to realize the popularity of this drink. Half, long, short, espresso, mocha or latte, there is something for everyone. Thus, more and more French drink coffee for a moment of conviviality but also to cope with a rhythm of life more and more sustained.
But did you know that this drink could bring many benefits to your body? We tell you more.
1- Coffee helps improve your cognitive abilities
Do you like to start your day with a cup of coffee? Although it is recommended not to drink coffee too early in the morning, the best time being between 9:30 and 11:30, the cup of coffee that accompanies your morning work could be particularly beneficial to your productivity. One study found that caffeine combined with glucose improved your learning skills, helped your brain focus and improved your memory. To avoid sugar, add a little honey and cinnamon in your cup, or simply stevia, according to the taste of each.
2- Coffee helps prevent heart disease
Cardiovascular disease is the second leading cause of death in France. So, if you're concerned about the health of your heart, know that researchers have found that drinking up to 3 cups of coffee a day will reduce the risk of heart arrhythmias. Indeed, in a study published in The American College of Cardiology, out of 230,000 participants, the risk of atrial fibrillation was significantly lower in people who drank coffee regularly than in those who did not drink coffee.
3- Coffee improves your mood
Coffee lovers are not unaware that a cup of coffee acts as a stimulant and helps to provide the energy needed to cope with the busy days. But did you know that coffee could also improve your mood? Stress, responsibilities, workload increasingly important, you do not know where to turn your head, your body suffers and your mood too. Thanks to the antioxidants it contains, coffee reduces the risk of depression. A good reason therefore to include it in your morning routine.
4- Coffee makes you nicer
Undeniably, people in good spirits are necessarily more friendly with others. In this sense, a research team revealed that people who drank hot coffee, were more friendly and more friendly with strangers than those who did not drink. The coffee warms the body but also the heart!
5- Coffee helps protect your liver
An analysis of nine studies conducted on more than 430,000 participants revealed that coffee can protect the liver including risks of cirrhosis. Still according to the researchers, drinking two cups of coffee a day would reduce this risk by almost 44%. We remind you that alcohol is the main enemy of the liver. So, be aware that it is not enough to drink coffee to counter the effects of excessive alcohol consumption.