By Angie Gomez
Drinking coffee and cultivating the plant dates back centuries, to the Arabian Peninsula. Nowadays, it’s hard to believe that anyone doesn’t drink coffee. Whether whole bean, ground or brewed, researchers have discovered different health benefits when it comes to coffee.
- Coffee can strengthen your heart, DNA, and liver
According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, coffee may help ward off heart failure, and decrease breakage in DNA strands which can cause future health issues such as tumors and cancer. Additionally, coffee drinkers tend to have healthy and protective liver enzyme levels.
- Coffee can decrease your chance of developing certain diseases.
Caffeine is linked to a lower chance of developing Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, and dementia in general. This is particularly significant for women, since almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women.
Feeling good is important, but imagine if you looked just as good as you feel! Coffee also has some external benefits to be aware of.
- Coffee grounds can give your skin a boost.
Using coffee grounds in combination with coconut oil and sugar can create an exfoliating scrub that’ll give you a natural glow while stimulating blood flow.
- Drinking coffee can give you a healthier smile.
Antioxidant properties in coffee can help prevent cavities and fight bacterias that fight plaque, giving you a healthier smile! Make sure to brush your teeth after drinking though, since coffee stains teeth!
Overall, coffee is known to give a boost of energy! There are so many ways in which you can drink it and use it, so take advantage of its properties and find what’s best for you!