Top 5 Coffee Health Benefits

Coffee drinkers have suggested it for years.

 

Top 5 Coffee Health Benefits

 

  1. Pain Management - Two cups of coffee can cut post-workout muscle pain by up to 48%. From the Journal of Pain, March 2007.
  2. Increase of Fiber - A cup of brewed coffee represents a contribution of up to 1.8 grams of fiber of the recommended intake of 20-38 grams. From the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
  3. Liver Protection - A study in the Hepatology Journal showed that coffee lowered the liver enzyme levels of coffee drinkers.  Another more recent study also showed coffee’s liver protecting benefits.
  4. Lower risk of Type 2 Diabetes - Those who consumed 6 or more cups per day had a 22% lower risk of diabetes. From the Archives of Internal Medicine.
  5. Lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease - There is considerable evidence that caffeine may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. From the European Journal of Neurology; and one recent study also isolated the compounds in roasted coffee that may be responsible for preventing the build-up of the brain plaque believed to cause the disease.


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