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Prevents Parkinson’s Disease Researchers have found that consuming five cups of coffee per day reduces the incidence rates of Parkinson’s disease.
Prevents Dental Cavities A substance called tannins in coffee reduces the formation of plaque. This certainly prevents a person from having dental cavities. Drinking coffee also reduces the growth of bacteria like Streptococcus which are responsible for tooth decays.
Prevents Headaches Caffeine present in coffee decreases the size of blood vessels before they can affect nerves in the brain. Hence, drinking coffee in the early stages of a headache minimizes the chances of a severe headache.
Reduces Workout Pain Consuming caffeinated coffee an hour before vigorous exercise may help prevent pain while you’re working out. Caffeine in coffee blocks the activity of a chemical called adenosine that activates pain receptors in cells.
Keeps Skin Healthy Coffee is believed to keep the skin healthy. Its antioxidants are known to prevent skin cancer and melanoma-related diseases. Coffee helps in getting rid of free radicals in the skin. This reduces the onset of skin-related problems such as acne and eczema.
Improves Vascular Health Caffeine present in coffee increases nitric oxide production in the endothelium, which improves vascular muscle tone. Studies suggest that 8 weeks of habitual coffee drinking lowers blood pressure readings significantly
Improves Cholesterol Health Coffee, like tea, contains a lot of antioxidants. The ones present in coffee are capable of raising the HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol), and lowering inflammation related to heart diseases
Improves Reaction Time A significant number of sports coaches have reported that caffeine in coffee is used by them in improving reaction time on soccer skill tests in athletes when they are sleep deprived
Reduces Risk of Liver Cancer and Cirrhosis Coffee contains a substance known as Pra Xanthine. This chemical slows down the growth of cell tissues in liver cancer and alcohol cirrhosis.
Reduces Risk of Type II DiabetesCoffee has an inhibitory effect on toxic hIAPP (Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide) formation which is found usually in the pancreas. This hIAPP is found in people having type II diabetes.