We all know that a couple cups of coffee will give you enough caffeine to jump start your day, and we know it tastes great. Unfortunately, the increased energy levels due to the caffeine isn’t really one of the major health benefits of coffee. That doesn’t mean there aren’t any, however, as many studies have been conducted on the subject.
In fact, caffeine is helpful to the brain. Did you know that? It is said to block a particular neurotransmitter, increasing other neurotransmitters. That is the scientific explanation, but in plain terms, what it does is enhance brain function in a number of ways.
The caffeine from coffee also can have something to do with your metabolism, which we all need help with as we age. So far, you’ve learned that jolt in the morning isn’t just about energy, but also about brain function and metabolism. What else is there to learn about the health benefits of coffee? (erectile dysfunction treatment maybe?)
There is plenty more to know, and we’re going to cover one more major benefit. The caffeine in coffee, according to studies, is also supposed to help with burning fat. Notice that all the health benefits of coffee seem to deal with caffeine. Are you a coffee drinker?