Coffee is currently the world’s third most popular beverage after tea and water. According to the recent survey, people across the globe consume more or less 2.5 billion cups of coffee on a daily basis – a clear indication that this dark beverage is definitely popular and in-demand. But despite the fact that coffee is very popular, there are still a lot of people which are not convinced that drinking coffee is good for our health.
It has long been a popular debate among coffee lovers and non-coffee drinkers that drinking coffee on a daily basis is not good for the health because it contains caffeine – a psychoactive drug that is known to help combat fatigue and drowsiness. To prove these naysayers wrong, here’s a list of benefits that our body gets from drinking a warm cup of coffee regularly:
Coffee Reduces Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s
A medical research conducted last 2009 has proven that people drinking at least 3 cups of coffee daily during their midlife have a lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in their later years. According to the study, caffeine is responsible for reducing the number of protein beta-amyloid on our brains. Protein Beta-amyloid is a peptide that long been considered to trigger Alzheimer’s disease.