Coffee and its Health Benefits

Lucas Brown
3 min readJan 8, 2021

Have you had people come and talk to you about how the amount of coffee that you drink in a day is unhealthy or how drinking coffee in itself is unhealthy? Because I get those on a regular basis which prompted me to check and read a little about it.

Turns out, drinking coffee on a regular basis has its own benefits and helps our body in more ways than we would have known. Now I don’t know if you have ever been in the same situation or not, but I would like to assume that you have and if you too wonder about how healthy or unhealthy is it to drink coffee on a regular basis, do give this a read.

So, is coffee good for you?

Coffee Helps You Stay Focused

Coffee is known to affect many different brain cells. And every emotion that you go through comes from your brain, obviously. Coffee goes on and affect the cells that makes us feel tired and exhausted to making us feel focused and alert. Coffee is a natural stimulant and the caffeine in it helps boost our ability to concentrate and increase our mental alertness. Now who wouldn’t want that?

Coffee Helps Raise Energy Levels

Are you one of those who can barely function in the morning before having had your first cup of coffee? Well, have you ever wondered the reason behind it? I still have people around me who takes this as a psychological thing, but studies have shown that coffee does have an effect in raising our alertness and as mentioned before it is a natural stimulant therefore, it is one of the most psychoactive substance that affects our brain cells that makes us feel sleepy and drowsy in the mornings.

It Can Reduce the Risk of Developing Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects millions of people in the world. Those with diabetes have high blood sugar levels. Studies have shown that those who consume coffee on a daily basis have a 14%-30% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

It Can Add Years to Your Life

Certainly, coffee has many upsides for its daily drinkers. It’s believed that drinking coffee can extend your life. While this can sound a little too good to be true, many studies done on this subject seem to prove this claim.

To be honest, these four reasons are enough for me to know that drinking coffee on a regular basis is a good thing and I shouldn’t be worried. What about you?