We’ll be celebrating International Coffee Day on 1 October. Many of us can’t start our day without a strong cup first thing in the morning. Research conducted by the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania has found that coffee provides more antioxidants in the average American citizen’s diet than any other food or drink. Let’s see how much more is packed in your cup:
Benefits of caffeine:
It’s high in antioxidants. It helps with the absorption of nutrients such as magnesium, manganese and vitamin B. It’s been found to lower the risk of liver cancer and colon cancer. Coffee is said to play a preventive role against type 2 diabetes. It has pain-killing properties. It improves concentration, albeit temporarily, and wakes you up when tired and run down.