The laments are endless. “If I don’t have coffee within the next 10 minutes, I might murder someone.” “I’m not a real person until I have my coffee.” And so on. Coffee is an absolute must for most people during the work day — and a lot of other tired individuals as well. But that’s generally all coffee is seen as: a way to be awake and able to function throughout the day (or at least the morning). Yet, studies have shown that coffee actually has many more unexpected benefits. Here are 10 surprising advantages that drinking coffee regularly may provide for your body.