Named the unexpected benefits of coffee
Experts have proven that coffee protects the brain from inflammation and senile dementia
Sports doctor Alexandra Chistyakova, talking about the hidden beneficial properties of coffee, recalled the property of this drink to reduce the risk of developing dementia, preventing the formation of specific plaques in the brain.
The expert, having listed all the ways in which caffeine affects the human body, muscles, heart, liver, and even body fat, proceeds to the main thing - the brain. According to Chistyakova, caffeine cannot directly affect the brain, but it does it very actively.
As researchers at the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) found, drinking three to five cups of coffee a day prevents the formation of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain, which are associated with the development of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
"The two main ingredients in coffee, caffeine and polyphenols, have a positive effect on memory and cognitive functions, which help reduce inflammation and stop the process of destruction of brain cells," he is quoted as saying. "Lenta.ru" an expert's explanation of the protective properties of a popular invigorating drink.