Power Up With Coffee And Cake
Coffee: smells good, tastes delicious and the perks are great
Very well, if we must. This running really does ask a lot
Two to three cups of a robust brew can reduce levels of perceived exertion in athletes and increase endurance performance by an average of 24 per cent, giving you an extra push when you need it, concluded a 2016 review of multiple studies.
Preserves your memory
Moderate long-term coffee consumption (around three cups a day) is associated with a 27 per cent reduced risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to research presented at the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society’s 2016 Congress.
Keeps you happy
A study published in the Archives of Internal
Medicine found that women who drank two to three cups a day were 15 per cent less likely to develop depression, compared with those who had one cup or less per day. This may be due to how caffeine binds to mood receptors.
Studies show that people who drink coffee regularly tend to live longer and have lower rates of diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer and melanoma. These benefits are probably connected to the black stuff’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.