Posted by : Άνθια Κουρσάρη Thursday, July 11, 2013

benefits of drinking coffee
A lot of people are wondering if coffee is a good beverage for us or if it just do harm to our health? Surveys show that enjoying your coffee in moderation (1-3 cups of coffee a day) can take advantage of its beneficial properties. Unlike when we drink 4, 5 or even more cups of coffee per day, would surely have to face problems accompanied by its overconsumption.

Coffee is an excellent source of antioxidants, which have beneficial effects and protect us from free radicals. The main antioxidants of coffee are chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid and the melanoidins.

Properties of coffee

  1. It is excitatory and increases your positive mood
  2. It's an antidepressant drink
  3. Caffeine reduces the risk of skin cancer
  4. Eliminates muscle pain after heavy exercise - better than aspirin
  5. Acts against cardiovascular disease
  6. Helps memory and cognitive function, especially in elderly people 
  7. Consumption of black coffee without sugar or milk helps teeth by destroying the bacteria, which are responsible for the formation of caries
  8. The Greek coffee consumption can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease

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