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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee

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If you need a cup of coffee (or five) to get yourself going in the morning, good news: Coffee is actually good for you! Recent studies show the antioxidant-packed drink can help lower the risk of certain diseases.

Here are just a few health benefits of coffee from American Live Wire:

1. Coffee Carries Essential Nutrients

Coffee beans actually have some much-needed nutrients, notably those from the vitamin B family.

Here are some of the vitamins found in a cup of coffee:

Riboflavin (Vitamin B2): 11% of the RDA.

Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5): 6% of the RDA.

Manganese and Potassium: 3% of the RDA.

Magnesium and Niacin (B3): 2% of the RDA.

2. Coffee May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Studies show that coffee drinkers have up to a 65% lower risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.

3. Coffee May Prevent Type II Diabetes

Studies show that people who drink the most coffee have a 23-50% lower risk of getting this disease, one study showing a reduction as high as 67%.

4. Coffee May Reduce Your Risk of Some Forms of Cancer

Studies show that coffee drinkers have up to a 40% lower risk of liver cancer. Also, in other studies, those who drank 4-5 cups of coffee per day had a 15% lower risk of colorectal cancer.

5. Coffee May Add Years to Your Life

In two studies, drinking coffee was associated with a 20% lower risk of death in men and a 26% lower risk of death in women, over a period of 18-24 years.

Source: American Live Wire

 

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