Coffee is a favorite beverage of many people around the world. The study also pointed out a very interesting fact that coffee also brings us many wonderful health benefits.
According to several recent studies, drinking coffee moderately will help reduce the risk of bowel cancer by 25%, 45% of bile cancer, 80% of primary lung disease as well as other benefits such as reducing asthma attacks and suicide risk in female nurses.
In addition, several studies have found that coffee contains the amount of antioxidant against cancer 4 times higher than normal.
- Reduce the risks of diabetes type 2
In fact, using coffee in moderation helps reduce the proportion of patients with type-2 diabetes. Although it is still in the researching process, but many theories show that the health effect lies in antioxidants of coffee.
In November, 2011, a study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has pointed out that two components in coffee including chlorogenic acid and caffeic acid can inhibit the formation of a compound related to the development of diabetes type-2 diabetes.
- To reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
The caffeine in coffee seems to hinder the formation of abnormal proteins in the brain, which is associated with Alzheimer’s disease. In animal studies, caffeine demonstrated the ability to reverse the course of cognitive decline.
A study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Finland pointed out that people in middle age drinking 3 to 5 cups of coffee a day can reduces the risk of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease up to 65%.
- Reduce the risk of Parkinson disease
Many studies all showed that those who drink coffee in moderation can reduce the risk of Parkinson disease by 50% to 80% compared with non-drinkers.
- Strengthen the ability to play sports
Using moderate amounts of coffee before exercise has been proven to help improve the performance and endurance. In another word, it allows you to play sport stronger and longer.
- Increase brain activity
Coffee will keep you awake and energized when you are lack of sleep. A cup of coffee before the test will also help your memory more sensitive and more alert.
But if coffee makes you feel so irritated, then try to use kinds of coffee with less caffeine, or just drink it after breakfast. Besides, you should also avoid using coffee at least 4 hours before bedtime to ensure you are not awake all night.