1. It Can Help With Your Memory
Studies have found that moderate coffee intake can help boost memory and cognitive performance because of its caffeine levels. "Coffee creates vigilance and increases your state of arousal so that you’re more aware and less fatigued," says Dr. Seth J. Marquit, Medical Director at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa in an interview with Bustle.
2. It Can Help Boost Your Workout
Coffee consumption increases adrenaline, which can help increase physical performance by up to 12 percent on average. "Drinking coffee before exercising, increases compliance with an exercise program as well as maximizes your strength during the activity, decreases perceived pain during exercise, and decreases post exercise muscular soreness," says Marquit.
3. It Can Help Fight Off Diabetes
"Coffee consumption, both decaffeinated and caffeinated is inversely associated with Type 2 Diabetes," says Marquit. "In other words, drinking coffee may reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. For every cup of coffee you drink a day, you reduce your chance of getting diabetes by seven percent.
4. It Can Help Lower Your Risk of Parkinson's Disease
5. It Can Help Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer's Disease
6. It Can Help Protect Your Liver
Drinking coffee, both caffeinated and decaffeinated, can help protect your liver. Coffee drinkers have been found to have better levels of liver enzymes, indicating improved liver functioning. The drink can also help lower liver cancer risk in those who consume three or more drinks a day.
7. It Can Help Protect You From Some Types Of Cancer
Drink up, caffeine addicts!