Benefits and Side Effects of Drinking Coffee

Benefits and side effects of drinking coffee

People have a kind of love-hate relationship with coffee. Coffee has both been praised and mocked by people for centuries. The story of how it was discovered amuses me a lot. For those who don’t know about it let me brief it a bit for you. ‘It is said that a person named Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that his goats get energized after eating berries from a certain tree. Further, he reported the same to his local monastery and they developed a drink from it.’ This is how the trend began to spread.

The main ingredient of coffee is caffeine which is a psychoactive substance. Although there are several benefits of drinking coffee, along with them there are several disadvantages too. So today’s article is all about the benefits and side effects of drinking coffee. And I’ll also be talking about people who should avoid drinking coffee..


Helps in boosting physical performance

Helps in reduction of weight

Helps you in remaining focused and alert

Coffee protects your body and reduces the risk of diseases like cancer, stroke, Parkinson’s disease

As I mentioned above, the health benefits of coffee have been studied properly. According to studies, coffee decreases the risk of prostate cancer in men by 20 %, and endometrial cancer in women by 25 %. Moreover, it also prevents the development of basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer. Further studies proved that a reasonable consumption that is 2–4 cups a day can lower the risk of stroke. There’s evidence that regular coffee drinking decreases the risk of Parkinson’s disease by 25 %.

Coffee lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes

Coffee helps in uplifting your mood

Apart from these benefits of drinking coffee. It is also trending as a beauty product. Coffee is proved to work as a beauty ingredient and hence is used by many brands as main ingredient in their products. One of them is MCaffeine. We have already reviewed Best MCaffeine Products.

Coffee can help to relieve constipation

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