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Is coffee healthy? The facts at a glance

Florian Fermin
Florian Fermin

Is coffee healthy for you? Have you also had this question in your head for a while and do you always get different answers when you ask others? To find out whethercoffee is healthy we first need to know what it consists of. We have dug 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 moisture has many vital functions in the body.

Chlorogenic acid

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

  1. Reduced risk ofdiabetes
  2. Decrease in risk ofcardiovascular disease
  3. Reduced risk ofobesity
  4. Reduced risk ofcancer
  5. Decrease in risk ofliver disease

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 does not yet fully agree on this. It is linked to high blood pressure. On the other hand, people often experience a lot of focus, concentration and energy after drinking caffeine.

Other substances

Coffee also consists of minerals and hydrocarbons. Hydrocarbon is linked to some negative health effects. These health effects have not been demonstrated at 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!