Coffee improves alertness and concentration.
(Institute for Scientific information on Coffee)
Coffee is rich in antioxidant compounds, which are beneficial for health, offering protection against various illnesses such as cardiovascular illnesses and some types of cancer.
(Wikipedia – Cardioprotective)
Consumption of coffee (4 or more cups/day) can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
(American Journal of Epidemiology (2006), 164 (11): 1075-1084)(Diabetologia (2009). DOI 10.1007/s00125-009-1516-3).
"Consistent consumption of coffee can reduce the risk of dementia"
Consumption of coffee is associated with a lower incidence of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
(Wikipedia - Reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia)
Coffee improves memory if there is cognitive deterioration due to an underlying illness.
(Wikipedia - Cognitive performance)
Consumption of coffee (4 or more cups/day) can reduce the risk of developing gout by 40%.
( Arthritis & Rheumatism, Doi: 10.1002/ art.22712 )
Coffee reduces the absorption of glucose (sugar) in the intestine, and may help weight control.
(Johnston et al. Am 3 Clin Nutr 2003; 78:728 —33.) (Greenberg et al. Int 3 Obes Relat Metab Disord 2005;29:1121-9) (Westerterp-Plantenga et al. Obes Res 2005;13: 1195-204).
Coffee protects the liver, reducing the risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer, and it helps with bladder function.
(Wikipedia - Liver protection)
Drinking coffee in moderation is not prejudicial to health, on the contrary it can bring a lot of benefits!