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When and Why Do We Drink Coffee?

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Coffee is, in fact, the world's second most popular beverage, trailing only water in popularity. Contrary to popular belief, your daily cup(s) of coffee provides more than just a pick-me-up.

It also appears to be quite healthy, owing to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients.

According to studies, coffee drinkers have a lower risk of several serious diseases.

Coffee has several health benefits.

Coffee boosts your physical endurance.

Drink a cup of black coffee about an hour before working out to improve results by 11-12%. Caffeine causes an increase in the amount of adrenaline in your blood. Adrenaline, your body's "fight or flight" hormone, aids in physical preparation.

Coffee has been shown to help people lose weight.

Coffee contains magnesium and potassium, which help the human body use insulin by regulating blood sugar levels and decreasing your desire for sugary snacks and treats.

Coffee helps with weight loss.

Caffeine helps fat cells break down body fat and use it as fuel during exercise.

Coffee improves concentration and alertness.

Caffeine consumption in moderation (1-6 cups per day) improves concentration and mental alertness.

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Coffee consumption lowers the risk of death.

Coffee drinkers have a 25% lower overall risk of premature death than non-coffee drinkers, according to studies.

Coffee reduces the risk of cancer.

According to one study, coffee can reduce the risk of prostate cancer in men by 20% and endometrial cancer in women by 25%. The study's participants drank four cups of coffee per day. Caffeine may also help to prevent basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer.

Coffee reduces the likelihood of having a stroke.

Moderate coffee consumption (2–4 cups per day) has been linked to a lower risk of stroke.

Coffee has been shown to reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

According to research, drinking coffee regularly lowers the risk of Parkinson's disease by 25%. Coffee has been shown to stimulate the part of the brain affected by Parkinson's disease.

Coffee is beneficial to one's health.

Coffee contains a high concentration of antioxidants, which act as little warriors in your body, fighting and protecting you from free radicals.

Coffee consumption has been linked to a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Caffeine impairs glucose tolerance and lowers insulin sensitivity, lowering your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Drinking coffee is good for your brain.

Caffeine levels in the blood have been linked to a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease. It is also beneficial in the prevention of dementia.

Coffee improves your mood, aids in depression treatment, and reduces your risk of suicide.

Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, causing an increase in the production of mood-enhancing neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline. When two cups of coffee are consumed per day, the risk of suicide is cut in half.

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