The health benefits of drinking coffee

At Refresh Water our customers not only get great hydration solutions but wonderful coffee machines and supplies. We thought you would find it interesting to hear about the benefits of one of our products – coffee.

The debate on coffee has raged for years but recently scientists’ latest reports indicate that coffee is actually very healthy. Coffee is loaded with anti-toxins and beneficial nutrients that can improve your health. Medical news today reported that their researchers suggested that just 2 cups of the golden brew every day can reduce the risk of liver cirrhosis by 66% and drinking decaf coffee can lower liver enzymes so not necessarily linked to caffeine content.

The recent studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases and this has been confirmed via human studies so not speculation.

Many controlled studies show that the caffeine content of coffee improves a variety of aspects, for example - improving brain function, reducing fatigue, increasing energy levels, reaction time and cognitive function. So in layman terms, it makes you smarter.

Caffeine is found in nearly every commercial fat burning supplement and is one of the very few natural substances that can aid fat burning by as much as 10% in obese people and up to 29% in lean people.

Caffeine can improve physical performance by 11-12% - this is because caffeine makes fat cells break down body fat, releasing it in to the blood as free fatty acids for your body to use as fuel.

Did you know that a single cup of coffee contains the following recommended daily dose of the following 11% of B2, 6% of B5, 3% of Manganese and Potassium and finally, 2% of Magnesium and vitamin A?

Several recent studies also indicate that coffee drinkers have up to a 65% lower risk of getting Alzheimer’s.

We have loads more interesting facts about why coffee is good for you, so we will keep you updated in future articles.

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