Today is ‘International Coffee Day’ and coffee lovers, worldwide are celebrating their love for coffee. With more than 400 billion cups consumed each year, coffee remains the world’s most popular beverage not only because of its taste but also due to its enormous health benefits. Scroll down to find out some amazing health benefits of coffee.

1. Lowers Your Risk For Several Diseases- Drinking coffee has shown to reduce one’s risk of acquiring serious health conditions like Type-2 diabetes, Parkinson's, Multiple sclerosis and heart diseases.

2. Reduces Cancer Risks- Studies have predicted that coffee consumption can reduce one’s likelihood of developing colorectal cancer by 26% and liver cancer risk by 29%.

3. Increases  Your Energy Levels & Improves Brain functioning- Drinking coffee can make you feel energetic and smarter, thanks to its stimulant called Caffeine. The caffeine in coffee can block the inhibitory neurotransmitter adenosine and can thereby improve your energy levels, mood, vigilance, memory, and general mental function.

4. Improves Oral Health- Coffee consumption has been proven to provide protection against periodontal disease. And one study has found that strong black coffee (without sugar) can kill bacteria on your teeth which cause tooth decay.

5. Prevents Mental Health Conditions- Coffee consumption has been associated with reduced risks for Alzheimer's disease (AD), dementia, and depression. Studies have reported that individuals who consumed 4 or more cups of coffee daily had a 20% lesser risk of suffering from depression and 53% less likely to attempt suicide.

6. Increases Fat Burning- Needless to say, every commercial fat-burning supplement contains caffeine. So drinking coffee can aid fat burning. Studies have found that coffee consumption can boost your metabolism by 3 to 11% and increase your fat burning by about 10%.

7. Blesses You With Longer Life- Due to the fact that coffee drinkers are less likely to acquire so many health conditions, it does make sense that the wonderful beverage blesses its consumers with longer life. Various studies have also indicated that individuals who drank coffee had a lower risk of death.

Apart from the above-mentioned health benefits, coffee contains several essential nutrients such as vitamin B2, vitamin B5, manganese, potassium, magnesium, and niacin.