Over the years plenty of research has been done into the possible benefits of coffee. Read on for a snapshot of what coffee could do for you.

Reduce hunger
Thanks to the natural presence of caffeine, coffee is said to reduce hunger pangs.

Relieve migraine
Caffeine restricts blood vessels which can reduce the pain of a migraine. Many over-the-counter migraine remedies include caffeine as an ingredient.

Increase the effect of painkillers
Caffeine is thought to help painkillers work faster, sometimes boosting their effects by up to 40 percent. However, always check with your doctor before combining caffeine with any medication.

Reduce the incidence of diabetes
A recent study discovered that three compounds contained in coffee can block the toxic build-up of a protein, which is known to trigger diabetes.

Keep Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s at bay
A number of studies in the past decade have pointed to the possibility of coffee drinking protecting against the development of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Good for your plants
Not only humans can benefit from coffee. Add a small amount to your houseplants and watch as their health and color are restored.