Where would we all be without coffee? Working in the fast paced
and often stressful environment that is the Marketing Recruitment
agency world, coffee is often the key that leads us back on to the
path we veer off from when our concentration levels dip and brain
block takes over. Yes, it's hard to believe but it happens to us
too! Even when recruiting for exciting advertising agency jobs and
digital marketing jobs, the Nespresso machine is required.
Although there have been numerous claims that coffee is bad for
you, the high caffeine drink has been making the headlines recently
as having many benefits! A claim we are loving here at The
Candidate, as we live for our caffeine indulgence between the hours
of 7.30am and 6pm (and maybe after those hours too).
Here are some of the benefits were liking the
- Coffee is apparently great for your liver (especially
if you drink alcohol).
A study published in 2006 that interviewed 125,000 people over
the course of 22 years showed that those who drink at least one cup
of coffee a day were 20 percent less to develop liver cirrhosis.
Who would have thought it huh? Guilt free after work drinks,
2. Drinking coffee could
help keep your brain healthier for longer.
Researchers from the University of South Florida and the
University of Miami found that people who were aged 65 and older
who had higher blood levels of caffeine in their system
developed Alzheimer's disease two to four years later than others
with low caffeine levels in their systems.
3. Coffee may make you
You usually drink coffee when you are sleep-deprived and need a
boost, right? Well, that much-needed energy boost not only wakes
you up, it makes you sharper. Coffee allows your brain to work in a
much more efficient way. American TIME reporter, Michael
Lemonick, says, "When you're sleep-deprived and you take caffeine,
pretty much anything you measure will improve: reaction time,
vigilance, attention, logical reasoning -- most of the complex
functions you associate with intelligence."
4. Just smelling coffee
could make you feel less stressed.
Researchers at the Seoul National University studied the brains
of rats who were stressed with sleep lack of sleep
and discovered that those who were exposed to the smell of
coffee experienced changes in brain proteins tied to that stress.
Now, we're not entirely sure if this means you should keep a bag of
roasted coffee beans on your nightstand every night, but feel free
Do you struggle to wake up in the morning? Why don't you try
waking up to coffee! The Caffeine enthusiasts here at The Candidate
have heard that a coffee alarm clock, yes alarm clock could be
making its way into our shops and onto our bedside tables. So
instead of the annoying pre-set iPhone alarm, we can soon be waking
up to the sound of brewing coffee! A noise that apparently "eases
the user into the day with the subtle movement of stainless steel
ball bearings that boil the water through induction heating.",
delightful! British designer Joshua Renouf is bringing the coffee alarm
clock on the market very soon. Keep your eyes peeled for the
release date that is yet to be announced.