With Funke Oshifuye

Although coffee has many health benefits (as does tea!), it isn’t a miracle beverage. Drinking too much contributes to high blood pressure, sleep issues, headaches, and digestive problems. But there’s no need to give up on yourcoffee habit entirely. Just stick to 300 milligrams or less of caffeinated beverages a day.

As a beverage, coffee may be more healthful than tea.

Reduces the risk of stroke in women by up to 25 percent.

Eases muscle pain. Drinking coffee before a workout can prevent post-workout soreness.

Improves memory – caffeine in coffee has a positive effect on memory and thought processes.

Helps prevent constipation by encouraging muscle contractions in digestive tract.

Reduces risk of disease:Antioxidants in coffee h decrease risk of heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, gallstones, and Parkinson’s. Coffee may even help relieve asthma and prevent cavities.

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