Health Benefits of Coffee

by That's Coffee on November 14, 2011

The Huffington Post recently posted an article featuring the 7 Benefits of Coffee. At first glance these are not the typical benefits you read about in medical journals, the newspaper or textbooks. These benefits  motivated me to put on a pot of coffee.

Top 7 Health Benefits of Coffee:

  1. Coffee can help you proofread better – the caffeine makes you better at spotting grammar mistakes!
  2. Lower woman’s depression risk – caffeine helps regulate the release of mood transmitters
  3. Coffee could save your brain – a mystery ingredient in coffee interacts with caffeine to boost GCSF factors that help fight of Alzheimers (in mice).
  4. Lower men’s risk of prostate cancer – one to three cups of coffee a day can cut the risk by 30%.
  5. Ward off skin cancer – coffee lowers your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma – the most common type of cancer
  6. Protect you from Type 2 Diabetes
  7. Decrease your risk of Parkinson’s Disease – two to three cups of coffee a day have the best effect, lowering your risk by as much as 25%

Read the entire article, along with pictures and multiple medical studies backing up these figures in the Healthy Living section of HuffingtonPost.com.

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