There are loads of facts and figures around regarding the health benefits of coffee so we’ve done a little research online. We’re obviously not scientists but it’s interesting to read some of the research out there so we thought we would share some of what we’ve found and you can always make your own conclusions or do your own research.
Caffeine can improve cognitive function and reaction time in both young and older adults.
As we all know Coffee is a popular drink enjoyed by millions of people around the world and one of the most well-known health benefits of coffee is its ability to improve mental alertness and focus. The caffeine in coffee acts as a stimulant, helping to improve concentration and focus. This can be particularly beneficial for people who need to stay alert and focused for long periods of time, such as students or professionals who need to work long hours.
Read article Coffee and health which found in younger subjects (18-37 years), caffeine has been shown to improve performance during distraction, rather than during simple tasks. In elderly subjects (60-75 years) however, caffeine improved performance during more complex tasks requiring sustained attention.
Coffee has also been shown to have a positive effect on physical performance. Caffeine has been shown to improve endurance and increase muscle strength, making it a popular choice among athletes and fitness enthusiasts. In addition, coffee has been shown to increase the body's ability to burn fat, making it a useful tool for weight loss and weight management.
Here’s a study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition that caffeine can improve physical performance in endurance activities, such as running and cycling. Read article
In addition to its physical benefits, coffee has also been shown to have a number of potential health benefits. Studies have suggested that coffee may help to protect against a range of diseases and neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and liver disease. The antioxidants and other compounds found in coffee may help to reduce inflammation and protect against damage to cells, which can help to prevent the development of these conditions.
Several studies have suggested that coffee may help to protect against the development of these conditions. A study published in the journal Nature found that regular coffee consumption was associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Read Article
Furthermore, coffee has been shown to have a protective effect against certain types of cancer. Studies have suggested that regular coffee consumption may help to reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer, including breast cancer, colon cancer, and liver cancer. The antioxidants and other compounds found in coffee may help to protect against the development of these cancers, potentially lowering the risk of cancer for coffee drinkers.
Overall, coffee has a number of potential health benefits and some of these benefits are supported by scientific research, while others are still being studied so we’ve included a few links to articles or studies that provide more information:
As coffee lovers, we find research around the potential health benefits of coffee interesting so thought we would share some of the information we’ve found online and you can draw your own conclusions.
There are loads of articles written about the potential health benefits of coffee, as well as some of the drawbacks...but now its over to you to make your own conclusions.