Coffee, our great morning saver! There are so many ways to have your coffee: latte, americano, black, espresso, etc., etc. There are also so many myths about coffee. Does it stunt your growth? Is it addicting? Does it lessen your appetite? Should you have it every day?
Here are some facts: Potential health benefits associated with drinking coffee include protecting against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, liver cancer and promoting a healthy heart.
Of course, coffee also helps people feel less tired and increase energy levels because of the stimulant caffeine. The caffeine is absorbed into the blood stream and travels to the brain, where it blocks an inhibitory neurotransmitter, which increases the amount of dopamine. Coffee improves energy levels, mood and various aspects of brain function.
Caffeine also burns fat by boosting your metabolic rate. It also stimulates the nervous system, causing it to send signals to the fat cells to break down body fat, releasing them into the blood as free fatty acids and making them available as fuel, which improves the physical performance!
It also has a bunch of nutrients! Vitamin B2, B5, Manganese and Potassuim; Magnesium and Niacin. All super good for you.
Coffee also has protective effects on the liver. If you are a heavy drinker, coffee helps protect against cirrhosis. People who drink four or more cups a day have up to an eighty percent lower risk.
She also fights depression and helps people be happy, which is wonderful. It also has antioxidants!