Coffee & Health
Recent studies have shown that moderate coffee consumption has several positive health benefits for both men & women and in a variety of areas. Coffee is rich in antioxidants and those antioxidants help reduce the risk for many diseases. For example, women who consume coffee have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
But how does it really help?
1. Fights Depression
Coffee is something that can ward off depression easily. Studies have found that coffee can bust the worst of the mood by activating the “feel-good” neurotransmitters in the brain. Coffee stimulates dopamine, serotonin and noradrenaline in the cerebral region so that you can again get a move on. Moreover, it has also been researched that it can bring down the suicidal tendency up to 50% in people.
2. Reduces the Risk of Diabetes
The antioxidants present in the coffee reduce the risk of diabetes to a large extent. It improves insulin sensitivity in individuals that lowers the chance of developing Type 2 diabetes.
3. Protects the Liver
Coffee could offer a potent defence against any sort of liver disorders. Caffeine intake curtails the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases.
4. Instant Energiser
Feeling sluggish?? Dig yourself into a cup of coffee and observe the effects in a few minutes. Coffee is an instant energy booster that also momentarily increases vigilance, cognition, logical reasoning and reaction time.
5. Increases Longevity
A number of researchers have proved that coffee can actually lower the risk of premature death and ensures long life.
6. Good for the heart
Coffee is good for the heart and does not let any heart disease capture you. Coffee reduces the risk of heart stroke.
Note: Coffee may cause a mild boost in blood pressure, which eventually lessens by time.
7. Burns Fat
Several studies have made it evident that caffeine can amplify the process of burning fat in the body and improves the metabolic rate.
8. Slashes Risk of Cancer
The antioxidants of coffee slow the evolution and recurrence of prostate cancer. Several studies have revealed that consumption of coffee in moderate amount comes with a number of cancer-fighting benefits.
9. Enhances Athletic Performance
Two cups of coffee can work as a magic potion to gear you up for any vigorous physical activity. Coffee is a natural stimulant that increases the physical endurance of a person by inducing various fatty acids in the bloodstream.
10. Prevents Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease
Coffee slows down the occurrence of a number of neurodegenerative ailments, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Many studies have shown that people, who regularly consume coffee, have 60% less risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The risk of Parkinson’s disease also curtails to 30 to 60%.
Don't you love coffee more now?
The unique properties of the coffee mask
Coffee is used to purify, close the pores, and acts as an exfoliate. It is a natural vasodilator which opens and expands the blood vessels thus firming up the skin. Coffee contains significant amounts of antioxidants which fight free radicals and help to protect against cell damage. Honey is a great moisturizer that helps smooth out the appearance of wrinkles. This mask will increase the circulation to your skin, firm it and help get rid of wrinkles.
How to make the most effective natural face lift mask at home:
(You will only need 3 ingredients)
1 tablespoon dry organic coffee grounds
1 tablespoon organic raw honey
1/2 tablespoon whole milk yogurt or kefir
Mix together to make a paste.
Apply to your clean face and neck
Let the mask dry (10-15 minutes)
Rinse with warm water