Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Coffee, no coffee?

Different coffee roasts

Are the coffee drinks just something that we should replace with water and thereby use our money elsewhere? Its common knowledge that a proper cup of coffee contains caffeine, which helps you get through the sleepy hours. A lot of people drink coffee strictly for this refreshing kick, but did you know that coffee serves additional purposes, too? Take a look of some of the benefits below and get a clear statement why you should upgrade your consumption of coffee.

1. Coffee reduces the dark circles beneath your eyes
There have been some results of coffee will help minimizing the puffiness and inflammation at least temporarily. If you want to make use of this beauty advise, you should apply an application of coffee beneath your eyes, but this will may not be able to eliminate those noticeable dark circles completely.

2. Coffee is a great exfoliate
Another great beauty advise using coffee, is that you can use your own used coffee grounds from the morning press pot to exfoliate your skin. Exfoliation helps to slough off dead skin, revealing fresh, new skin beneath it and also minimizes pores. A coffee facial mask will leave your skin clean and baby soft to touch. How to; Try blending a quarter of a cup coffee grounds with either one egg white or a little milk. Stir the mix until it becomes a spreadable paste. Gently massage it into your face, avoiding the wyes and lips and let it dry. After 15 min., rinse it off with warm water, massaging with your fingers as you go.
You´ll be amazed at the results.

3. Coffee is rich in antioxidants
Especial freshly roasted coffee is rich in antioxidants and by adding coffee to your skincare products you will fight damage to the skin. You can also wash your face with coffee, which helps protect the skin, see more beauty tips at; www.brewed-coffee.com.

4. Lowered risk of Alzheimer´s disease and type 2 diabetes
    Protection against Parkinson´s
    Reduces suicide risk
    Increase your fiber intake
In the beginning three points there have been a focus on the positive effect from coffee on the outside of the body, but lets focus on the positive effect from coffee when drinking. There have been a lot of studies about the above diseases, but they prove that people who drinks coffee on a regular basis have are less likely to get these diseases. Likewise a great study of 86.000 female nurses over a period of ten years has shown a reduced risk of suicide in the coffee drinkers. Finally a brewed cup of coffee represents a contribution of up to 1.8 grams of fiber of the recommended daily intake of 20-38 grams.

5. No depression (antioxidants)
Coffee has four times the antioxidants of green tea, which makes it an excellent anti-depressant and enhances performance and memory.

There are also rumors that drinking coffee regularly will help a rapid fat loss, because its stimulates movement and thereby increases fat mobilization.

Well after writing this blog I went straight to the espresso machine and fired it up!

// Hendrup

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