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Is coffee healthy? The facts at a glance

Florian Fermin
Florian Fermin
Is coffee healthy for you? Have you also been pondering the question for a while and when you ask others do you always come up with different answers? To find out whether coffee is healthy we must first know what it consists of. We have delved into the literature for you and would like to share the discoveries with you.


You probably already understood that coffee consists partly of water, but did you also know that this is no less than 98.5%. Not an unpleasant discovery because fluid has many vital functions in the body.

Chlorogenic Acid

Hey, Huh, what a strange dust that is. I hear you think, at least that's what I thought when I first heard it. This substance is also part of your cup of coffee. The scientific journal European Journal of Nutrition has all studies on this substance and we summarize it for you in the overview below.

  1. Reduced risk of diabetes
  2. Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease
  3. Lower risk of obesity
  4. Reduced risk of cancer
  5. Reduce risk of liver diseases

Despite the strange and complicated name, this is a very positive ingredient and provides many health benefits.


This one will sound more familiar and is often associated with negative health effects. Science is not in full agreement on this yet. It is, however, linked to high blood pressure. On the other hand, people often experience a lot of focus, concentration and energy after drinking caffeine.

Other fabrics

Coffee also consists of minerals and hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbons are linked to some negative health effects. These health effects have not been demonstrated with the minimal amounts contained in coffee. Minerals, on the other hand, provide numerous functional and important health benefits.

All in all, it can be concluded that you can responsibly enjoy your cup of coffee every morning!