Benefits Of Drinking Coffee

While many occasionally enjoy sipping on a nicely brewed cuppa, others swear by their coffee addiction.

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Benefits Of Drinking Coffee

Coffee- the name itself brings to our mind the image of a steaming cup of frothy and creamy beverage that fills you up with warmth and energy. While many occasionally enjoy sipping on a nicely brewed cuppa, others swear by their coffee addiction. 

Whether you are kickstarting your day with coffee or having multiple sip sessions throughout the day, you just cannot do without coffee. Take your pick from the Arabica or the Robusta, gulp down a black coffee or take soothing swigs of a hot creamy one, that quintessential Indian beverage is more than just a quick caffeine fix.

As per research work, a good number of urban consumers are dependent on coffee without any knowledge of the effects of caffeine, healthy or otherwise. While the world is still divided in its opinion on caffeine benefits, here’s a quick round-up on the health benefits of coffee, so that you are not one of those urban population who drinks coffee just to keep their eyes open during work hours.

Health benefits of drinking coffee

  1. Coffee is a good source of caffeine, magnesium, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), and polyphenols.
  2. While the benefits of coffee with milk include a boost in energy levels and alertness, an excess of caffeine can also lead to anxiety, increased heart rate, and restlessness. Call it the side effects of coffee, if you may, but an excess of anything is harmful to health.
  3. According to an article published by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, long-term studies have proved that regular coffee drinkers are less prone to developing type-2 diabetes when compared with non-drinkers.
  4. Studies have shown that one of the many advantages of coffee is reduced risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. 
  5. We all know that coffee keeps us alert and energetic but little did we know that it can also keep depression at bay. A study conducted by the National Institutes of Health and the American Association of Retired Persons suggests that people who drink 4 or more cups of coffee in a day are 10% less likely to be depressed when compared to people who drink none. 


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Coffee side effects

The side effects of coffee in females can range from insomnia and restlessness to palpitations. Pregnant women need to be extra cautious of the quantity of their caffeine consumption. 

Individual discretion is advised to keep a check on the quantity of caffeine consumed in a day. Although it is variable depending on individual sensitivity, anything between 3-4 standard cups of coffee in a day is permissible and is, in fact, known to lower the risks of cancer and heart diseases.

The quality of coffee is another determining factor that influences the effects of caffeine. The type of coffee bean, the roast, and the grind are some of the features that you need to be sure of before buying a coffee. 

And, if you are still unsure of which one to opt for, you know we are just a click away!


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