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Coffee May Be Better For You Than You Might Think

May 24, 2008
Drinking coffee is better for you than you might think! That is good news for the millions of people that make it at home and that frequent coffee shops all over the world. There has always been a great deal of negative information out there about coffee. Since I was a child I have loved the taste. My parents often told me it would stunt my growth but my dad did give in often and let me have a small cup.

Yet you may not realize that coffee can offer some positive benefits for your as well. Some of the findings are still in the early stages of being proven. Others have been substantiated enough that you can be confident about what you are hearing. I for one am happy to hear about that because I enjoy my coffee. I also get tired of people telling me that it isn't good for me.

There has been plenty of evidence to suggest that coffee can help you get the most out of studying. It has long been used as something to keep people awake for late night study sessions. However, it can also help you to focus on what you are studying. You will be able to focus on it and retain more of it. That is good news for those that are reading a boring proposal at the office as well.

A great deal of research is still in the works when it comes to what coffee can offer your body in a positive way. It is believed that it can significantly reduce the risks a person has of ending up with heart disease. So many people have a genetic link to it as well as deal with weight and diet issues that heart disease should be something everyone is protecting themselves against.

In addition, coffee is believed to keep the liver cleared out of toxins that can result in liver disease. This is very important as we depend upon our vital organs to keep us as healthy as possible. It is also believed to prevent gall stones from forming in the body. Anyone who has battled with them will tell you it isn't anything they will to deal with again.

Depression is a type of mental illness that many people suffer from. Yet many individuals will tell you that just by drinking coffee they find their mood improves. This often motivates them to take part in a variety of activities. Depression can prevent people from finding joy in those things they once enjoyed so this is quite a substantial accomplishment.

It is very simple to get too comfortable while driving too. How many times have you gone from point A to point B and not remembered much about the trip? Even if you aren't tired drinking coffee while you are driving can keep you more alert. This can help to improve your reaction time as well as prevent accidents.

It is true that coffee offers some great health benefits. Now when all those critics start to tell me about the bad effects of coffee I have some ammunition. I can smile, drink my coffee, and tell them all the good things I am doing for my body just by drinking it. There is no way I am giving up my coffee so I am glad to hear it isn't as terrible for me as some people portray it to be!
About the Author
Karyn Lewis is passionate about great coffee. If you are thinking of buying a coffee shop, and avoiding the common mistakes new owners make, you can read more at her recommended at her coffee business website.
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