Effects of coffee on your digestive system

Having a diverse gut microbiome means having a healthy population of microbes and bacteria in your digestive tract, which lowers your risk of disease

 Drinking coffee might deliver some of the same advantages. Coffee has been shown to reduce the risk of disease, as well as improve cognitive and mental health.

While research on the link between coffee and gut health is still in its early stages, studies reveal that the antioxidant content of coffee can have a good impact on the gut flora

A research published in Nutrients looked at the gut microbiota of non-coffee users, moderate coffee drinkers  and high-coffee drinkers (45 to 500 millilitres a day). 

polyphenols in coffee, a kind of antioxidant known to protect against chronic illnesses including obesity, neurological disorders, type 2 diabetes

The benefits of coffee on the gut microbiome were also highlighted in a presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology's 84th Annual Scientific Meeting