The most dedicated coffee consumers in the world, Americans drink around 400 million cups of the beverage a day. Not only is specialty coffee delicious, but it also brings a range of benefits. The guide below will have you ordering your favorite cup with renewed enthusiasm. 

What Are the Health Benefits of Coffee?

1. Improves Workouts

Coffee consumption increases the amount of epinephrine in the body. Also known as the fight-or-flight hormone, this compound prepares you for intense physical activity. Therefore, stopping by your favorite specialty coffee shop before you head to the gym might improve your performance during a workout.

Drinking coffee also assists with weight loss. It’s linked to appetite suppression, keeping you from overindulging or snacking in between meals. It even helps people burn more calories by speeding up thermogenesis, a part of the digestion process.

2. Boosts Energy

specialty coffeeBecause coffee contains caffeine, it makes you feel energized. Once the stimulant travels to the brain, it increases the presence neurotransmitters known as dopamine. Dopamine is involved in thinking and planning processes, improving coordination and the ability to digest information.

3. Provides Essential Nutrients

Coffee contains a range of essential nutrients. Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, helps break down the body’s proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, processes needed for maintaining a healthy liver and digestive system. Pantothenic acid, also known as vitamin B5, is crucial for making blood cells and converting food to energy. 

 

Enjoy a healthful cup of specialty coffee at Mainstreet Coffee & Wine Bar in Lakeville, MN. They attract customers from Farmington, Apple Valley, Burnsville, and Prior Lake with their delicious menu, coffee, and wine, and beer. Their partner roaster, Roastery 7, supports only ethical and sustainable farming practices. Call (952) 985-7650 if you have questions about their supply, or browse their delicious coffee menu online.