Every coffee lover around the world will agree that the ritual of drinking that magical dose of java does something wonderful to them, something most people can’t make it through the day without. It’s a life-long love affair that’s both centuries old and a modern necessity in our fast paced lives. And yes, caffeine does have a bad rap – it’s a stimulant, it’s addictive and it’s a diuretic. But there’s also a whole host of good things about drinking coffee too! As with all things in life, moderation is key. Not convinced? Doppio Zero shares some of the amazing benefits of regular coffee intake:
It’s the perfect after gym drink
Forget a post-gym smoothie, drinking a delicious cuppa after you’ve worked up a sweat cuts post-workout muscle pain by up to 48 percent!
It’s kind to your liver
Yes, coffee is good for liver health and drinking coffee regularly helps protect against cirrhosis of the liver.
Lower your risk of disease
Not only do coffee drinkers have stronger DNA but drinking coffee on a regular basis can help lower your risk of developing type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, heart disease, and Multiple Sclerosis.
Believe it or not, coffee can be key in your fight against cancer and a regular cup of Joe can also help protect against developing colorectal cancer later on in life.
Boost your mood
Coffee lovers will reap the mood boosting benefits of coffee as it reduces suicide risk and depression.
So while too much of anything can be a bad thing, a healthy amount of coffee is still something you don’t have to feel guilty for enjoying. Also, it’s kind of our best friend. After all, coffee never judges you, it loves you unconditionally, it gets you through hectic deadlines and all-nighters and it just generally brings people together. What’s not to love?