Benefits of Coffee

About Coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages for a reason: It not only tastes good and gives you a serious jolt of energy, but it also has plenty of amazing, body-boosting benefits. Whether you want to sip on coffee for its benefits that could potentially help you live longer and speed up your metabolism.  Coffee contains a number of useful nutrients, including riboflavin (vitamin B-2), niacin (vitamin B-3), magnesium, potassium and various phenolic compounds, or antioxidants. Some experts suggest that these and other ingredients in coffee can benefit the human body in various ways.

Regular black coffee (without milk or cream) is low in calories. Antioxidants can help rid the body of free radicals, a type of waste product that the body naturally produces as a result of certain processes. While a cup of coffee can provide antioxidants internally the purported skin benefits from coffee are primarily obtained topically. This involves making a mask, scrub, or paste from fresh coffee grounds and applying them to your skin directly.

Health Benefits of Coffee

There are good reasons to drink coffee and there are a few reasons not to. A lot of recent research suggests that coffee offers a host of potential health benefits. This involves making a mask, scrub, or paste from fresh coffee grounds and applying them to your skin directly. It’s also gaining a reputation as an alternative remedy for the skin. The environment is full of free radicals (pollution particles, etc.) that wreak havoc on the skin.

  • Two cups of coffee can cut post-workout muscle pain.
  • Increase your fiber intake.
  • Coffee could help you burn more calories.
  • Coffee can make your eyes puffy.
  • Italian researchers found that coffee consumption lowers the risk of liver cancer by around 40%.
  • Another more recent study also showed coffee’s liver protecting benefits.
  • Coffee and decaffeinated coffee lowered the liver enzyme levels of coffee drinkers.
  • Coffee can protect against heart failure.
  • A 2010 review in the journal Nutrition found the caffeine in coffee can actually enhance neuromuscular coordination, making your brain send messages to your muscles faster.
  • Those who enjoy drinking coffee every morning have a much lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • Coffee could reduce your risk of Parkinson’s disease.
  • Improve overall health.
  • Lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Coffee drinkers have DNA with stronger integrity since the white blood cells of coffee drinkers had far less instance of spontaneous DNA strand breakage.
  • The caffeine in the mix will help reduce the appearance of cellulite by tightening up the area and moisturize your skin in the process.
  • Coffee can reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Black coffee prevents cavities.
  • Suggests drinking it speeds up your heart rate because of how quickly it’s absorbed into the bloodstream and in turn increases your metabolism.
  • Coffee can help reduce depression and suicide risk.
  • Coffee didn’t promote gum disease and actually showed a protective benefit.
  • Antioxidants in coffee may dampen inflammation, reducing the risk of disorders related to it, like cardiovascular disease.

Coffee for Skin

Coffee is a multipurpose product that can potentially offer a variety of skincare benefits. Still, it’s a good idea to follow up with your dermatologist if you’re not seeing the desired results after several weeks of treatment. Try a natural scrub by mixing ground coffee, brown sugar and olive oil. Once you have mixed it well, massage it on your face in circular motions to buff away the dead skin cells.

  • Results of a study from 2013 suggest that substances in coffee also help to promote healthy skin.
  • Coffee may help reduce the appearance of cellulite on the skin.
  • Applying coffee directly to your skin may help decrease the appearance of sunspots, redness and fine lines.
  • Coffee plays a crucial role in regulating cell re-growth, leading to retained hydration (increased collagen) and increased skin elasticity.
  • Coffee is a rich source of vitamin B3 (niacin), thanks to a breakdown of a key compound called trigonelline. Niacin may be helpful in preventing nonmelanoma skin cancers and can possibly prevent other skin growths.
  • In the case of a wound or frequent skin infections, the regular use of coffee could help combat problems from harmful bacteria.
  • Anti sun protection. UVB is harmful and may even lead to more complicated and life-threatening skin diseases.
  • Reduces the Dark circles.
  • Coffee makes skin smooth and bright.
  • It helps to shrink blood vessels and works great to reduce eye puffiness.

Coffee for Hair

  • Caffeine in coffee is great for hair. When a topical application is done on the hair or scalp. The length and quality of one’s hair depends on the health of the hair follicles.
  • Coffee stimulates the hair roots by improving its structure and growth. Caffeine can thus restore hair growth and/or prevent hair loss.
  • Coffee hair rinse enhances the texture and the colour of your hair.
  • Coffee oil increases blood circulation in the scalp and stimulates the roots of the hair.
  • Coffee works as Conditioner.
  • The caffeine in coffee also helps to colour the hair naturally, thus, it can be used as a natural dye for grey hair.

Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility. -Sheik-Abd-al-Kadir

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