No, No, No.. Coffee actually goes away faster than you think. It takes about 4-6 hours for the caffeine to leave your system, so you can’t use the excuse about not being able to sleep because of coffee anymore! (That is – unless you drink a cup minutes before you sleep.. then we have a problem)
2. Coffee Stresses you out
WRONG! Coffee actually makes you happier 🙂 A recent study shows that people who drink about 4 cups of coffee a day are less likely to be depressed. That being said.. if you’re having a bad day, drink a cup of coffee – it’ll cheer you up! The study also showed that people who drink 2-4 cups of coffee a day, are less likely to be suicidal
3. Coffee causes diseases
Coffee actually has quite a few benefits:
It helps with long term memory
Lowers your risk of Parkinson’s
Lowers your risk of developing type 2 diabetes
Reduces risk of developing many types of cancer
4. Coffee sobers you up
Now I know many of you will be sad to hear, but coffee doesn’t actually sober you up and won’t fix your hangover. But on the bright side, coffee does help with recovering your damaged liver from alcohol: 4 cups a day drops the risk of liver cirrhosis by 65%.. meaning the more the better!
5. Being addicted to Coffee
Nope – impossible! Caffeine withdrawal will make you sleepy or give you a headache, but we already knew that. Though, coffee doesn’t threaten your physical or social health as addictive drugs do. On the reverse side, coffee is addicted to you!! So keep drinking coffee and all will be good a prosper 🙂 Happy coffee drinking!
Could you imagine a day without coffee? Could you imagine a month without coffee? Then there is no way you could last a whole lifetime without coffee!! People have been going around for decades telling us that coffee is the worst thing for you but you always ask yourself “is it THAT bad for me?” So today we are here to tell you that coffee actually is not the worst thing for you on a daily basis and you can keep drinking that steaming cup of joe. Coffee has been around for a long time and is often blamed for many illnesses. From stunting your growth to causing heart problems but newer research shows that it may actually have health benefits. There are many different ways that coffee can help benefit your daily life including:
1. You could live longer.
Recent studies found that coffee drinkers are less likely to die from some of the leading causes of death in women: coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.
2.Your body may process glucose (or sugar) better.
That’s the theory behind studies that found that people who drink more coffee are less likely to get type 2 diabetes.
3. You’re less likely to develop heart failure.
Drinking one to two cups of coffee a day may help ward off heart failure, when a weakened heart has difficulty pumping enough blood to the body.
4. You are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease.
Caffeine is not only linked to a lower chance of developing Parkinson’s disease, but it may also help those with the condition better control their movements.
5. Your liver will thank you.
Both regular and decaf coffee seem to have a protective effect on your liver. Research shows that coffee drinkers are more likely to have liver enzyme levels within a healthy range than people who don’t drink coffee.
6. Your DNA will be stronger.
Dark roast coffee decreases breakage in DNA strands, which occur naturally but can lead to cancer or tumors if not repaired by your cells.
7. Your odds of getting colon cancer will go way down.
One in 23 women develop colon cancer. But researchers found that coffee drinkers were 26 percent less likely to develop colorectal cancer.
8. You may decrease your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease.
Almost two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. But the caffeine in two cups of coffee may provide significant protection against developing the condition.
Even though coffee has these amazing health benefits it also comes with the factors of how much you are drinking in one day. It is a true fact that drinking too much coffee has side effects. Excessive intake of coffee can make you jittery and cause different effects including:
Increased heart rates
Raised blood pressure
Trouble falling asleep
So the question you still have is how much coffee can I drink in a day to get the benefits and still avoid the bad effects? I will tell you dont worry. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it’s safe for most people to drink three to five cups of coffee a day to receive all the goodness and avoid the negative parts to it.
So now that you know that there ARE health benefits to drinking coffee on a daily basis scroll on down to look for some different types of coffees and different ways on making them to satisfy your coffee cravings : )
These days it’s all about DIYs and all-natural home remedies and if you have an abundance of expired or leftover coffee grounds then you’re able to do both! Coffee, and coffee grounds, can make a great addition to any skin and hair care routine.
(We also suggest not using coffee grounds that have already been used as their antioxidant properties have already been taken away!)
Coffee grounds make a great exfoliant because of the abrasive texture and natural properties. Just by mixing a few tablespoons of coffee grounds with your favourite oil (coconut works the best!) you can use this scrub all over your body! This works best for getting rid of that excess dry layer of skin to reveal the beautiful healthy skin underneath.
There’s also a rumor that coffee scrubs can help get rid of cellulite, but there is little evidence to back this up. So instead of suggesting that it works, we’ll tell you that the potential is there as coffee is loaded with antioxidants that can help tighten your skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Coffee as well as its grounds can also be used in facial products – not just as a scrub like mentioned above but also to rejuvenate the skin. You’ve probably noticed that many skin care companies are even incorporating coffee into their products. This is because coffee has been proven to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles while energizing the skin and improving elasticity. Because of its antioxidants, coffee has also been shown to reduce redness and inflammation of the skin, which is perfect for giving your face an even complexion.
Coffee is one of the best all natural ‘pick-me-ups’ for your hair. Not only does the motion of rubbing the grinds in your scalp promote blood circulation and therefore hair growth, but exfoliating your scalp helps unclog hair follicles and leads to stronger hair all around. By mixing the grinds with your favourite oil, not only does your scalp become refreshed as dead skin cells and dandruff are rubbed away, but your scalp is moisturized in the process.
Coffee can also be used to revive your hair and bring back its shine! Next time you pour yourself a ‘spro, make an extra one just for your hair. Jump in the shower, wash your hair, apply your coffee evenly over your locks and let it sit for up to 20 minutes (so, while your do all your other things) and then rinse it out! This rinse is best for those with darker hair because coffee is also a natural dye and can affect lighter hair.