Benefits Of Coffee
It is cold out and there are many ways to keep warm this winter. Cooped up around the fire with your family friends is one of them but at the top of our list would have to be a hot cup of coffee.
Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. No matter what your preference there are many benefits of drinking of coffee.
Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite healthy.
Can Improve Energy Levels and Make You Smarter
Coffee can help people feel less tired and increase energy levels.
That’s because it contains a stimulant called caffeine — the most commonly consumed psychoactive substance in the world.
After you drink coffee, the caffeine is absorbed into your bloodstream. From there, it travels to your brain.
In the brain, caffeine blocks the inhibitory neurotransmitter adenosine.
When this happens, the amount of other neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and dopamine increases, leading to enhanced firing of neurons.
Many controlled studies in humans show that coffee improves various aspects of brain function — including memory, mood, vigilance, energy levels, reaction times and general mental.
Can Drastically Improve Physical Performance
Caffeine stimulates your nervous system, signalling fat cells to break down body fat.
But it also increases epinephrine (adrenaline) levels in your blood.
This is the fight-or-flight hormone, which prepares your body for intense physical exertion.
Caffeine breaks down body fat, making free fatty acids available as fuel.
Coffee drinkers have stronger DNA.
A study published in the European Journal of Nutrition showed that coffee drinkers have DNA with stronger integrity since the white blood cells of coffee drinkers had far less instance of spontaneous DNA strand breakage.
Black coffee prevents cavities.
Researchers out of Brazil found that strong black coffee kills the bacteria on teeth that leads to tooth decay. Adding milk or sugar to coffee negates this benefit.
So if you are looking to gain some of the benefits listed above, we have a range coffee machines, bean and pods to get you ready for winter.