There are only two types of people in this world – tea drinkers or coffee lovers. Although the percentage of both types is almost equal, people prefer coffee because of its effect on the human body.
If a study is to be believed, the more sensitive you are to the bitter taste of caffeine, the more coffee you tend to drink.
ANI reports researchers saying that coffee consumers acquire a taste or the ability to detect caffeine because of the positive reinforcement learned that caffeine causes. This means that people who have the ability to savor the bitterness of coffee and the distinct taste of caffeine tend to associate good things with it.
The study, published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports, says people who avoided coffee were those who were sensitive to the flavors of quinine and PROP (which is a synthetic taste related to cruciferous plant compounds).
Speaking of alcohol, greater sensitivity to the bitterness of PROP resulted in lower consumption of alcohol, particularly red wine. In fact, it is our genetics that tells us about our preference for coffee, tea, alcohol or the perception of bitter tastes.
Having a cup of coffee is certainly beneficial and mentioned below are some reasons to include it in everyday life!
Increase your creative genes
Coffee helps people feel less tired and increases energy levels. This is because of caffeine – the psychoactive stimulant. Caffeine blocks the inhibitory neurotransmitter in your brain, resulting in a stimulating effect. This can also boost your mood and various other aspects of the brain.
Better physical performance
Caffeine stimulates the nervous system and causes fat cells to break down body fat. It also increases adrenaline levels in the blood, which results in significant improvement in physical performance.
Reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
There are some studies that show that coffee can help reduce the risks of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people around the world.
Helps improve liver
Coffee can be good for your liver as long as you do not overdo it on consumption. Make sure you do not drink more than 2 to 3 cups of coffee a day.
Burning extra calories
Finally, one reason that is beneficial to all of us – coffee helps in burning fat. Several studies have been done that show that coffee can improve your metabolic rate and increase fat burning.
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