About the benefits of drinking coffee
100 grams of pure drink (without sugar) have:
- proteins – 0.2 g;
fats – 0,6 g;
- carbohydrates 0.1 g;
- vitamin PP – 0,6 mg;
- potassium – 9 mg;
- iron – 2 mg;
- calcium – 5 mg;
- phosphorus – 7 mg.
Energy value of 100 grams of the drink without sugar – 9 kcal.
Raw coffee beans are in its composition contains more than 2000 nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, fats. However, the roasting chemical composition of the grain changes significantly.
Nutrients in the form of coffee needed by the body for proper functioning. Iron is part of hemoglobin in the blood, and phosphorus and calcium included in the composition of human bone tissue. To normalize the rhythm of cardiac activity requires calcium and potassium.
Coffee in moderation brings diverse benefits to the body. For example, the consumption of two cups of natural coffee in day reduce fatigue, improve reaction speed and physical endurance and help improve focus. Coffee can alleviate asthma or allergies, helps to prevent tooth decay and prevents the leaching of potassium from the body. In addition, coffee contributes to the revitalization of the intestines.
Caffeine – the most famous component of coffee bean is used as a therapy in certain diseases of the Central nervous system. It is useful when dealing with failure of the cardiovascular system, spasms of the vessels. Caffeine also is found in some medicines.
It is proved that a couple of cups of coffee a day reduces the risk of liver cancer, colon and rectum, pancreas. Coffee helps to prevent the onset of a migraine, heart attack, atherosclerosis. Coffee improves reproductive function in men and is an aphrodisiac to women who rarely consumed this drink. In addition, coffee contains antioxidants, so necessary for the preservation of youth and beauty.
It has long been the East African tribes used to eat coffee beans, roasted in animal fat, considering their excellent nutritional and energetically valuable product.
Coffee is an effective antidepressant because it stimulates serotonin production – the so-called hormone of happiness. Studies have shown that people who daily consume this drink, feel more confident and less likely to have low self-esteem.
Anyway, in the case of coffee the rule of the Golden mean: it is not necessary to use more than two or three cups a day. And, despite the fact that the debate about the recommended dose of the drink are conducted by scientists of different countries and to this day, special attention to the amount of food and coffee is worth paying for those who suffer from hypertension. Contained in beans caffeine is able to increase blood pressure.
If two cups of coffee can help to focus and cheer up, the overabundance of caffeine cause increased irritability and nervousness, reduces the elasticity of blood vessels and even increase the risk of stroke, heart attack and hypertension. For a long time it was believed that pregnant women should completely give up coffee, but now scientists have come to the conclusion that there were no grounds for this.