Two senior couples drinking coffee together in community center.
To all the elderly coffee lovers, you should feel happier because you can now enjoy your coffee, thinking that it can help protect your body against diseases. There are actually some studies that can prove the health benefits of coffee. However, to those who do not drink coffee, it is not too late to start after reading this article!
I. According to some studies, drinking coffee can help prevent diseases such as:
From 45 to 60, people are more likely to get down in the dumps, and it is estimated that 4.1 percent of them, especially in the United States, are prone to clinical depression.
In 2011, a study on drinking coffee led by Harvard revealed a 20 percent reduction in risk of getting depression among women whose daily lifestyle includes drinking four cups or even more.
- Type II Diabetes
Type II Diabetes is common among 90% to 95% of diabetic adults. On 1 meta-study, over 450,000 persons were observed, and it was discovered that drinking even just a single cup can help lower their chances of getting Type II Diabetes by 7%.
From 51 onwards, adults are more likely to be affected by colorectal or liver cancer. One study reveals that there is a risk reduction of developing colorectal cancer among people whose daily lifestyle includes drinking coffee, from 4-5 cups. In addition, based on studies, drinking coffee can decrease an individual’s chances of getting liver cancer by 40 percent. More studies reveal that 4 cups and even more than that amount of coffee can also minimize an individual’s risk of developing cirrhosis by 80%.
Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative type of disease that is characterized by impairment of body movements that is more likely to occur when some brain neurons stop functioning. Fortunately, drinking coffee can help keep the onset of Parkinson’s at bay. Studies reveal that caffeine may help minimize chances of developing Parkinson’s by 60%.
The neurodegenerative Alzheimer’s disease is present around the world. It also mainly contributes to dementia. The good news, however, is that the onset of these two diseases is reduced by 65 percent, especially among coffee drinkers, according to studies.
II. Guide to Prepare the Perfect Coffee Cup
- Opt for Quality Coffee
The quality of coffee really matters, so it is important that you choose only the best. You can really expect a lot from coffees that originated from famous estates, regions or countries that specialize in producing quality coffees. Your best option should be the Arabica beans since they come in many different flavors. On the other hand, the Robusta beans do not only contain more amounts of caffeine, but their flavors are not that pleasant at all. Continue reading