This article was published by MARIE CLAIRE.
- An extra energy
The main reason why (almost) all of us drink coffee in the morning. The caffeine it contains will help wake you up and activate your brain, giving you a rush of energy and vitality.
- Contains antioxidants
Coffee is a drink rich in antioxidants, which are responsible for “slowing down” cellular aging due to their ability to neutralize free radical damage to our cells.
- Extend life
Drinking coffee, even decaf, is associated with living longer and better. A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicated that three cups of this drink also reduced the risk of death from heart disease, injuries, cerebrovascular problems or infections by 10%.
- Help your brain
Coffee protects and helps the proper functioning of your brain cells, even reducing the risk of Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s due to the action of an element (yet) not identified, according to research from an American university.
- It is an ally of the liver
According to various studies, coffee plays a very important role in the proper functioning of this organ, since the chemical compounds present in this drink help reduce the risk of the appearance of abnormal liver enzymes in the liver.
- It protects you from diseases like diabetes
Some studies show that drinking coffee daily (in moderation) lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes.
- Help train
Did you know that coffee can give you that extra shot or boost you need when it comes to training? Getting in shape will not be difficult or tiring!
- Remember, always in moderation
Of course, going overboard with this drink has certain contraindications, since it can cause insomnia, anxiety, heartburn and an increase in blood pressure. Two cups of coffee a day will be the ideal amount to consume.