Drink Coffee, Be Happy: Coffee drinkers are less likely to be depressed

Coffee and health is forever an ongoing topic: this piece is an interesting look at the benefits regular coffee consumption has on depression. There are links to scientific sources that figure out how certain antioxidants in the brew offset what’s missing in a depressed brain.

That said, there was a great opportunity here to look at how decaf coffee is healthy for people with anxiety, too, but…decaf jokes, amirite?

National Coffee Association Blog

New research out of Harvard Medical School shows coffee drinkers are less likely to be depressed than non-drinkers.


“Don’t talk to me till I’ve had my morning coffee.”

In the times we find ourselves living in, it’s no surprise that reports of anxiety and depression are on the rise. Between the constant barrage of negative news headlines and very real concerns over the health and well-being of our loved ones, the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t exactly lend itself to good cheer and contentment. National Mental Health Month couldn’t have come soon enough.

But America’s favorite beverage could help with that. The results of Dr. Leviton’s independent research shows that coffee drinkers are less likely to be depressed than non-drinkers – and that the more coffee you drink, the less likely you are to be depressed, with the benefits peaking right around 13 oz. each day. That’s slightly more than your…

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