Every March 11 is National Coffee Day. In this era, drinking coffee has become a lifestyle that is widely applied in society, including millennials. In fact, coffee also has its own trend.
Not just a lifestyle, coffee itself has many health benefits. According to the study, coffee drinkers have a lower risk of getting serious diseases than those who don’t drink coffee.
find out the benefits of drinking coffee on National Coffee Day.
- Make Smarter
Drinking coffee can not only reduce and eliminate drowsiness because of its caffeine. Apparently, the caffeine absorbed in the bloodstream can move towards your brain.
According to research, the content inhibits neurotransmitters or inhibitors in your brain, which cause stimulant effects. It can also increase energy levels, moods, and various aspects of brain function.
- Increase Physical Performance
Again caffeine can benefit your productivity. This caffeine content, stimulates your nervous system, signals fat cells to break down body fat, and increases levels of epinephrine (adrenaline) in your blood. No wonder if these effects can increase physical performance by an average of 11-12 percent.
- Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
It has been said previously that drinking coffee can reduce the risk of serious illness. One of them is type two diabetes. This is based on studies that observe that most coffee drinkers have a 23-50 percent lower risk of developing this disease.
According to large studies of 18 studies, in a total of 457,922 people, each cup of coffee per day was associated with a seven percent reduction in the risk of type two diabetes.
- Lower Cancer Risk
Apart from type two diabetes, non-communicable diseases that can be lowered are the risk of drinking coffee is cancer. Coffee mentioned in the study can protect against two types of cancer, namely liver cancer and colorectal cancer.
Liver cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in the world, while colorectal cancer ranks fourth. Studies show that coffee drinkers have a risk of getting liver cancer up to 40 percent lower. Then drink four to five cups of coffee per day, have a 15 percent lower risk of developing colorectal cancer.