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Coffee - 6 Surprising Benefits We Bet You Never Knew!

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PG Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh  •  4 years experience
Coffee - 6 Surprising Benefits We Bet You Never Knew!

The aroma and the taste of coffee, there is nothing that can be compared to that godly fragrance for some who cannot even think of starting thier day without a does of caffeine. It is as if the morning is incomplete without this drink. A quintessential morning routine comprises of a shower, a good sumptuous breakfast, the newspaper and the very essential and much-needed cup of coffee. Many people have this drink multiple times in a day as it helps to keep you fresh, active and energetic, but then these facts are pretty much known to all. What is unknown is that coffee is full of surprise. It offers us strange benefits that we are hardly aware of.

Coffee has got umpteen health benefits that will make you incorporate it into your routine.

  1. An excellent skin detox element: Coffee is used in many home remedies for getting glowing skin. Coffee is used as a natural scrub for the face. As coffee tends to exfoliate the skin and help you get rid of that excess oil and accumulation of dead cells on the face it helps as an instant brightener as well. It also assists you to get relieved from those rigid dark circles. Coffee is a great cleanser and detoxifier which works wonders on skin and for the cosmetic regime.
  2. Can help you reduce weight: Coffee contains an element called caffeine which falls among the very few natural substances that have been proved to help burn fat. Caffeine is functional in enhancing the metabolic system. Next time you are making your diet chart do not forget to include coffee in the list.
  3. Lower diabetes risk: Diabetes is a chronic ailment which has created much havoc for human health especially if you have Type 2 diabetes. As per studies, it is found out that coffee helps to you to lower down the risk of having the type two diabetes.
  4. Memory booster: Alzheimer is a common disease that affects the older adults mostly those above the age of sixty in majority cases. This ailment so far has no such cure or remedy that can fully eradicate the disease. By numerous proven studies, it is stated that that person who is regular coffee drinker cut out the risk of having Alzheimer up to sixty-five percent.
  5. Increases concentration: Coffee helps to stay active, and thus it increases our focus. Caffeine contributes to keeping us alert. This is the reason many people prefer drinking coffee when they are sleepy or tired. A sip of a hot coffee can get you rid of the fatigue you are undergoing.
  6. Coffee is replete with benefits: It is a drink that people tend to drink often and the most preferred beverage but remember, anything not taken in moderation will always be responsible for doing more harm than good.
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