10 Things Coffee Does To Your Body

Living in an age where coffee seems to be more popular than ever before, it’s important to know the effects it can have on the human body. Here are 10 things that coffee can do in respect to improving and sustaining your mental and physical well-being.

8Fight Cancer

Packed with antioxidants, coffee beans have the ability to fight a variety of diseases ranging from skin concerns to cancer. In fact, coffee is the number one source for antioxidants in the average diet of those who reside in the United States. This information is courtesy of the University of Scranton.

In short, you’re encouraged to ditch your favorite soda for coffee in order to fortify your DNA while commencing the fight against free radicals that can lead to sickness and disease.

Coffee also has the ability to fend off a case of the blues.

Serving to improve your mood, research conducted at Harvard’s School of Public Health has discovered that drinking coffee can act as an antidepressant and also reduce the risk of suicidal thoughts and tendencies. This is yet another reason why coffee is a healthy selection compared to many alternative beverages.


  1. Coffee can give you a false high but the come down can leave you feeling really low in mood and lethargic therefore needing another “charge” You can also become addicted to coffee, the signs are that you simply cannot get going in the morning and feel as though you have a really “foggy” head! Beware it also in excess plays havoc on your digestive tract!

  2. …which is why the average bear would do well to be as possibly aware in every moment as to whether said bear is in possession of whatever feelings it is experiencing, or whether or not sad feelings are in possession of said bear. That having been said, all this could amount to nothing more, or less than, a hill of shredded flyer paper which smells like the bottom of a gerbil cage at your local Pets mart store. Whether one appreciates a scent or not is entirely irrelevant, the scent will still ‘be’. I guess somewhere and somehow, someone will probably ‘like that sort of thing’.

  3. I am confused. Should I or should I not drink 1 cup of coffee per day? I presently only drink one cup per week after church.

  4. I tend to agree with this writer. I am 77 and a coffee drinker for the last 70 years. Recently I discover what others say no coffee before going to bed is a myth only as I normally do by washing down a full cream cup of this wonderful drink. No harm done. Indeed my memory is almost perfect .

  5. I am over 50 years old and I do not drink coffee. Maybe after reading what coffee can do for you, I think I will start drinking but only a cup a day. It says it will increase sex drive….lol! Is it supposed to be caffeinated? I think I read has to be black coffee. Is it any brand? I will ask my family in Hawaii so send me Kona coffee. I heard it is good….aloha!