“Everyone should believe in something, I believe I’ll have another cup of coffee.”Probably some cat somewhere
Upgrade your health and add years to your life by ensuring you are drinking enough coffee daily.
So how much coffee should you drink? Research says about 2-3 cups of black coffee (caffeinated or decaffeinated) per day.
First and foremost, coffee is awesome. Second, please note above we said black coffee. A grande, iced, sugar and sweetener infused vanilla latte will, in fact, do the opposite of good for your healthâ€¦so keep your coffee clean if you want to live forever!
â€œIn all five original blue zones areas, people drink up to two or three cups of black coffee per day! The American Heart Association found that consuming coffee, both caffeinated and decaf, was associated with a lower risk of total mortality. Other major studies confirm that coffee drinkers live longer than those who donâ€™t drink it, and have lower risks of early death.â€
Five science-backed ways coffee benefits life expectancy and overall health:
- Coffee provides essential antioxidants
- Coffee can improve mood
- Coffee can lower inflammation
- Coffee can lower risk of type II diabetes
- Coffee can lower the risk of prostate cancer in men
Check out this Blue Zones article for more! Also from this article, if you arenâ€™t familiar with Blue Zones and would like to learn how to make your best bet to live to see 100 years of ageâ€¦give their education pages a browse.
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