All the Positives of Coffee for Your Body

Perhaps you are one of those people who would never dream of starting their day without their morning cup of coffee. Maybe you think, you need that strong caffeine brew to become human. But, you may be surprised to know that coffee has many uses that will make you more beautiful, and healthier.

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Caffeine – Has Some Great Qualities

Caffeine has gotten a bad reputation these past few years. It is true that caffeine is in a lot of things, and too much of anything can be bad for you. But, consumed in moderation, caffeine gives you an energy boost and lightens your mood. Caffeine is also a natural painkiller. It is often used to relieve headaches.

Hair Breakage and Lack of Luster?

If you are having problems with hair breakage or if your hair has lost its shine and luster, brew an extra strong pot of coffee. When you are showering or bathing, after you rinse out the shampoo and conditioner, pour the (cooled) brew over your hair. Finish washing, shaving, or whatever your routine is and then rinse the coffee out with warm water.

This treatment is for dark hair. The coffee will stain the hair, help cover any gray, and leave your hair silky. It will also slow the breakage. If breakage is a serious problem, use this solution once a week for about a month and you will see a significant difference.

Glowing Skin

We are always looking for ways to make our skin look younger, tighter, and naturally beautiful. Because coffee is loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, drinking it is good for your skin. But that’s not all.

Use coffee grounds in a recipe we will provide for a great facial scrub that will leave you glowing. If you are going to treat yourself to a coffee facial, use a high-quality coffee. You will find what you need at Home Grounds.

You will need:

  • 1 cup of fresh coffee grounds
  • 6 Tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons of sea salt
    • Note: you can substitute sugar for sea salt

Wet your face and use the mixture to exfoliate your skin. After massaging the mixture into the skin of your face and neck, rinse well with cool water and pat dry.

Dead skin will be removed. Pores will naturally tighten. Puffiness around the eyes will disappear. Your skin will glow beautifully.

Beautiful Lips

Wind, sun, cold, and other things can cause the skin on our lips to dry, crack, and chap. You can reach for the lip balm but all that will do is keep you comfortable while they heal. Instead, use a mixture of ½ teaspoon used coffee grounds and ½ teaspoon of honey to gently exfoliate your lips. The damaged skin is removed, leaving you with a seductive and beautiful set of lips.

Things Coffee Will Do for Your Health

By now it should be obvious that there are many uses for coffee that will improve your looks. But, what about your health? As it turns out, science has proven coffee is beneficial in many ways to our health.

Coffee Actually Burns Fat

You will find caffeine in every commercial diet supplement on the market. There is a reason for that. Caffeine which is naturally produced in coffee has been scientifically proven to raise your metabolism from 3% to 11%. If you had moderate exercise and cut your calories even a small amount, you will drop pounds. How fast and how much depends on your efforts. But, one thing for sure, caffeine will help burn fat.

Caffeine also increases the adrenaline in your blood. That is what improves your performance. It puts that pep in your step. So while you are moving, you are actually using your own body fat as fuel.

Coffee Reduces Your Chance of Getting Type-2 Diabetes

Studies show that people who drink one cup of coffee per day reduce their chances of getting type-2 diabetes by 7%. People who drink the most coffee show chances of avoiding the disease from 23% to 50%.

Coffee May Protect You From Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is the number one neurodegenerative disease in the world. It often leads to dementia as well. This disease normally affects people who are over the age of 65 and there is no cure for it at this time. There are several ways to reduce your chances of getting this disease. People who eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly are at less risk. However, studies show that adding coffee to that healthy diet further reduces the risk by as much as 65%.

Conclusion

There is plenty of research that confirms the fact that coffee is a healthy part of our diet. There is plenty of research that confirms the use of coffee can make us more beautiful and look younger.

Coffee is one of the most highly consumed drinks in the world. But, don’t sell it short. There are many uses for coffee. If you use it correctly it will enhance your life. If none of this matters to you, just drink it because it tastes wonderful.


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Vivianne Sterling

Editorial Manager at Beautips. I love street style and I'm always in search of bits of inspiration around me. I also believe in home-made solutions for fitness, beauty tricks and healthy cooking.

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