1. REDUCE RISK OF CANCERS
Coffee has been linked to a lowered risk for both liver and colorectal cancer, the world’s third and fourth most common. Coffee drinkers appear to be at a 40% lower risk for liver cancer and a 15% lower risk of colorectal cancer if they drink four to five cups per day.
2. IMPROVES YOUR MEMORY
Another important brain function supported by coffee consumption, so important it’s worth mentioning separately, is enhanced memory
3. COFFEE MAKES SMARTER
In addition to the important chemicals coffee causes your brain to create, it’s also useful in blocking others, since as the inhibitory neurotransmitter Adenosine. This allows for the increase of other neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine, which improve the firing of your brain’s neurons. What results is an improvement in various areas of brain function, such as reaction times, vigilance, and general cognitive function.
4. SMELLING COFFEE MAKE FEEL LESS STRESSED
There’s even good news for those of you who don’t prefer the taste of coffee. Researchers at the Seoul National University found that sleep-deprived rats who were exposed to the scent of coffee experienced a decrease in brain proteins that cause stress. It’s worth noting that this reduction in stress was tied specifically to stress resulting from sleep deprivation.
5. LOWERS RISK FOR DEPRESSION
Coffee has also been linked to a lower rate of depression, especially in women. Those who consume as many as four eight-ounce cups per day have been found to lower their depression risk by as much as 20%. This lowered risk is due to the fact that coffee also has an impact on the production of brain chemicals like serotonin and dopamine.
6. LOWER RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES
Type 2 Diabetes is an affliction that currently affects around 300 million people across the world. And coffee drinkers have the ability to reduce their risk with every cup of coffee they drink.