One of the greatest sources of content antioxidant and experts recommend drinking two to four cups a day
A cup of coffee to start the day is what many need to wake up completely and stay alert at least during the morning. But the benefits of coffee are not limited to it, according to studies in the United States, its benefits are manifold. For example, combat stress and ensure better health.
"The antioxidants natural coffee, as caffeine , chlorogenic acid, caffeic acid, cafestol and kaweol mainly protect us against cellular aging, thus reducing the risk of chronic diseases, "said Ruth Pedroza Islas, coordinator Food Engineering at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and spokesman Nescafé Aztec lands.
In a note published in the newspaper El Universal of Mexico, the expert notes that "the fast pace we live in has changed the quality of life and increased stress, which together with other factors such as pollution and over-consumption of calories , favor the production of reactive oxygen within the body. "
As one of the major sources of antioxidants (ranking sixth among the 50 foods with the highest intake), coffee improves memory and concentration and even has beneficial effects on the aesthetics. "It reduces the fat in the abdominal area and is a great help in weight reduction programs."Pedroza Islas said that to ensure a good antioxidant, it is advisable to take two to four cups of coffee.