Caffeine increases the production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter responsible for movement, memory and thinking. Dopamine is also associated with the sensation of pleasure. Therefore, coffee helps to fight depression.
Coffee, both caffeinated and decaffeinated, contains roughly the same amount of antioxidants. And more than in fruits and vegetables combined. Antioxidants are substances that prevent oxidation and fight free radicals.
Two cups of brewed coffee after a workout relieves muscles. During the experiment, participants drank coffee after doing eccentric muscle exercises. It turned out that caffeinated coffee significantly reduces pain sensitivity.
At the Institute of Dental Sciences in India, scientists have researched and collected data from patients who drank coffee. It turned out that those who drink about three cups of black coffee a day have the least dental problems.