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.
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