Thursday, March 10, 2016

13 proven health benefits of coffee?

There are a lot of articles that state the benefits of consuming coffee. The 13 proven health benefits of coffee from Authority Nutrition is the latest article which I found interesting. As much as I love coffee, having too much coffee will make my stomach uncomfortable. Although I do believe that drinking coffee does have some effect on our health, I just don’t see it directly. Perhaps it takes a longer time to see the effect. Below are the 13 statement listed in the article which come together with some questions and comments before and after I have my coffee.

Coffee can improve energy levels and make you smarter.
I am still unable to solve my problems.

Coffee can help you burn fat.
I am still fat.

The caffeine can drastically improve physical performance.
I am still unable to lift the car like Superman.

There are essential nutrients in coffee.
Does that mean it is better to have coffee instead of fruit juice?

Coffee May lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.
Good, but there are still a lot of diseases and sickness out there.

Coffee May protect you from Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia.
Two down but still a lot of diseases and sickness to prevent in the list.

Caffeine may lower the risk of Parkinson’s
Three down… but wait. Lower the risk does not mean we are 100% free from the diseases and sickness.

Coffee appears to have protective effects on the liver.
Shields up for liver. What about other parts of my organs?

Coffee can fight depression and make you happier.
Nowadays it will take a whole lot of coffee to fight off depression, especially Monday.

Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of some types of cancer.
We are still at high risk for some other types of cancer.

Coffee does not cause heart disease and may lower the risk of stroke.

We are still getting stroke and heart disease.

Coffee may help you live longer.
Having a longer life might not be a good thing.

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