5 Stimulating Reasons to Love Coffee

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Drinking coffee can benefit you more than you think. Did you know it can potentially make you smarter? Read on to find out more.

Aside from kickstarting your drowsy self, it can lower the risk for various diseases such as Type II Diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, liver diseases and cancer, stroke and heart problems so drink up (but not too much).

Makes you smarter

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Coffee increases dopamine and norepinephrine which enhances firing of neurons. Expect a higher IQ but not a higher grade though— it is not your one-stop ride to get your scores up. There is a difference between an increase in intelligence and increase in knowledge.

Helps better your mood and performance

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In connection with coffee increasing the dopamine and norepinephrine levels, it increases adrenaline too. Coffee lowers depression and betters your mood, while adrenaline boosts your energy levels. If you feel down just grab a cup of coffee to brighten your day and know that it also helps ready your body for the tiring day ahead of binge-watching your favorite show on the couch.

Gives you nutrients

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It contains nutrients such as B2, B5, Magnesium, and Potassium. Just remember that too much or too little of something is bad even if it is nutrients.

Burns those fats

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Good news, caffeine boosts the metabolic rate so the next time you drink a cup just know you are one step closer to your body goals. It burns fats quicker and the rest is all up to you (exercise and proper diet), which you probably still won’t do.