HEALTH BENEFITS OF COFFEE

Studies have shown that coffee contains great health benefits!

Coffee has been found to be the biggest source of antioxidants, outranking both fruits and vegetables combined.

NUTRIENTS

A cup of coffee contains:

6% of the RDA for Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
11% of the RDA for Riboflavin (Vitamin B2)
2% of the RDA for Niacin (B3) and Thiamine (B1)
3% of the RDA for Potassium and Manganese.

BODY, MIND & SOUL

Coffee contains high content levels of antioxidants benefiting our system by inhibiting the oxidation of other molecules from penetrating our bodies.

The antioxidants in coffee have also been proven as a positive factor in dietary supplements and the prevention of diseases such as Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes and liver cancer.

A severe lifestyle related disease reaching epidemic proportions, TYPE 2 Diabetes, is now affecting about 300 million people. This disease is caused by high levels of glucose due to insulin resistance or inability to produce insulin. In case studies, coffee has been proven to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 23-67% and each cup of coffee per day lowered the risk of diabetes by 7%. This study was performed on over 457,000 participants.

As we know, caffeine is a main leader in commercial fat-burning supplements. Due to it's stimulant effect on the nervous system, caffeine helps raise the metabolism and increase the oxidation of fatty acids that are found in our system by the digestion of foods.

In this case, the advantages of mobilizing fatty acids from the fat tissues can help improve physical performances (exercises, training...). A case study has shown that caffeine has help increase exercise performance by 11-12% (on average).

The active ingredient in coffee is caffeine, which as a stimulant helps the brain mechanism to block the effects of a neurotransmitter called Adenosine. By blocking the inhibitory effect of Adenosine, caffeine actual increases neuronal release of other neurotransmitters like dopamine and norepinephrine. These neurotransmitters control the reactive system of our bodies turning caffeine into a cure for mood improvement, reaction timing, memory, vigilance and general cognitive functions.