5 reasons to start the day with coffee
• 5 reasons to start the day with coffee
In recent decades, the reputation of the coffee greatly shaken. It all started with the fact that in 1991 the WHO called it a potential carcinogen - and only recognized in 2016 that the connection is not found. At the same time a few days ago the California Court ordered the manufacturers to warn about the risk of developing cancer: when roasting coffee extracts acrylamide, which in this state is considered to be a carcinogen (and even that is not proven that cancer develops in some laboratory rats when acrylamide dose exceeded the human dose in dozens time). However, it is important to know what a reasonable consumption of coffee will bring many benefits to your health!
1. The coffee reduces the risk of some cancers
It contains more than a thousand components, many of which have anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effect. Coffee is associated with a reduced risk of developing melanoma and leukemia, as well as prostate and uterine cancer. University of Southern California study also showed that the coffee is 26% lower risk of developing colon cancer.
2. Coffee may protect against diabetes type
And as his usual form, and drink without caffeine. And the more coffee you drink, the lower the risk to get diabetes. But! There may be problems with sleep and migraines, if you drink more than 4 cups of 250 ml per day (and we are not talking about espresso, of course). The beneficial effect of the coffee due to the presence therein of chromium, which helps absorption of insulin in the blood.
3. Coffee reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease
Caffeine helps the brain work better. While at this point there are few studies of people in 2-4 years, where one can see the link between blood levels of caffeine and the development of dementia.
4. Coffee protects the heart
For many years, people with heart rhythm disturbances were advised not to drink coffee. But it turned out that this drink reduces the incidence of atrial fibrillation by 13%. In addition, coffee drinkers 19% less risk of getting a heart attack and 30% - a heart attack than those who do not drink coffee.
5. Coffee can extend the life of
It turns out that those who drink 4 cups of coffee a day are being relegated death from many causes, including heart failure and cancer. This research was published in the European Journal of Epidemiology in 2016 and, of course, can not fail to please fans of the drink!