Articles for Good Living

Why should you drink coffee?

There really can't be an adult in this great big world who has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and that's fine because coffee can be pretty amazing for your brain, your skin and your body.

Coffee provides antioxydants:

According to a study done in 2005, "nothing else comes close" to providing as many antioxidants as coffee. While fruit and vegetables carry significant quantities of antioxidants, the human body seems to absorb the most from coffee.

Just smelling coffee could make you less stressed.

Researchers at the Seoul National University examined the brains of rats who were stressed with sleep deprivation and discovered that those who were exposed to coffee aromas experienced changes in brain proteins tied to that stress. Of course, this aroma study doesn't relate to stress by itself, only to the stress felt as a result of sleep deprivation - but it’s a start!

Coffee may make you more intelligent.

You usually drink coffee when you are sleep-deprived, right? Well, that much-needed jolt not only keeps you awake, it makes you sharper. CNN reports that coffee allows your brain to work in a much more efficient and smarter way.