This International Coffee Day, Sip Your Favourite Cup Because Of These Health Benefits

| October 1 , 2018 , 13:39 IST

International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, across the world. The Day is observed officially on October 1, as agreed by the International Coffee Organization and it was launched in Milan, Italy.

This day is also used to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness for the plight of the coffee growers.

Coffee is a preferable choice of beverage for a large number of people across the globe and many of us are still not aware of the numerous benefits of drinking black coffee. It's great in taste but simultaneously good for our body too.

So here are some amazing health benefits of drinking coffee.

Reduces Depression

Coffee lowers stress as it contains the powerful component Caffeine in it. One can expect to get around 95 mg of caffeine from an average cup of coffee. The report says coffee reduces suicide risk and depression too.

A study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who drink 4 or more cups of coffee were 20% less likely to suffer from depression. Stress is the major factor that invites all the diseases and disturbs man. So make yourself stress-free from a cup of coffee.

Muscle Pain

After having a good work out, do you start having muscle pain? Coffee will help you out to get rid of this pain. Having coffee on a regular base won't let you know more but consuming occasional caffeine can be a great pain relief enhancer. According to the study, using caffeine every day and then stopping caffeine can actually cause a headache and muscle pain.

Less Risk Of Heart Disease

Coffee drinkers have less risk of heart disease. Korean researchers found that study participants who consumed 3 to 5 cups of coffee a day were less likely to show the beginning signs of heart disease. Other dietary factors should also be noted as Koreans typically have a different diet than do Westerners.

Black Coffee Prevents Cavities

Coffee is said to be very good for tooth cavities also. In a research in Brazil, it was found that strong black coffee kills the bacteria on teeth that leads to tooth decay. Adding milk or sugar to coffee negates this benefit. So if one suffers from tooth cavities, treat yourself with strong black coffee.

Thus, this International Coffee Day put your feet up and sip your favourite coffee without any worries.