According to a new study was published online July 2, 2013, in The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, U.S., it reports that the risk of suicide for adults who drank two to four cups of caffeinated coffee per day was about 50% lesser that of those who drank decaffeinated coffee or very little or no coffee. In other words, drinking a few cups of coffee daily may reduce the risk of suicide in half for both men and women.
How Coffee Reduces Depression
The researchers at Harvard School of Public Health(HSPH) found there is a possibility that caffeine may act as a mild antidepressant, by boosting production of neurotransmitters in the brain, including serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline.
Despite of the findings, people having depression are NOT recommend to increase the consumption of caffeine. Anyway, according to the researchers, there is little further benefit for consumption of more that 2 to 3 cups of coffee.
How Coffee Reduces Weight
Then I have read coffee can help one to reduce weight. It says that the caffeine of the coffee reduces your appetite. After consuming your cup of joe, you will feel less hungry. In addition, coffee can stimulate thermogenesis to heat up the body and boosts metabolism.
How Coffee Reduces Cellulite Appearance
Ladies, have you heard that coffee can reduce cellulite appearance?
This is how they do it. You mix ground coffee with hot water. Let it to cool down and form into a paste. Then you mix some olive oil to the paste. Before you apply the coffee paste onto your cellulite areas, you cleanse your skin in a warm shower. You apply the scrub by massaging in a circular motion for a few minutes with your hands or a washcloth. After that you rinse off the sticky coffee paste with warm water. Gently pat dry.
Well, whether coffee can do wonders or not, I am not too sure. I have also have read that regular coffee intake reduces our risk of developing diabetes, mental illness, many kinds of cancers, and even overall mortality.
Whatever it it, enjoy your cup of coffee.