by: TN Media News:
You will find many people for whom an early morning cup of tea is essential to freshen up while some people prefer to drink coffee as they can work late into the night after drinking a steaming cup of coffee.
Both of these drinks are addictive once it is in the mouth and then it never goes away.
According to Al-Argal magazine, coffee helps not only the brain but also the physical functions. It can protect against diabetes as well as heart diseases by up to 25%.
Regular consumption of coffee improves performance in sports, thereby reducing the feeling of fatigue while playing.
But is there any harm in drinking coffee every day? Can we suffer from anxiety and insomnia by drinking coffee daily? What are its effects on the body? Let’s know the answers to these questions
What is in a cup of coffee?
A cup of coffee contains 80 to 100 mg of caffeine. This is also important given that the upper limit of caffeine per day is 400 mg. It is quite important to know about its effects on the body if it is consumed in excess of the prescribed limit.
Benefits of drinking coffee daily:
If you drink a cup of coffee every day, you can get many benefits because coffee contains nutrients like vitamin B2, magnesium and antioxidants.
1: Prevention of diabetes:
Some research studies have shown that people who drink three to four cups of coffee per day have a 25% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than people who don’t drink coffee per day.
1: Prevention of diabetes:
Some research studies have shown that people who drink three to four cups of coffee per day have a 25% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than people who don’t drink coffee per day. This in no way means that just by drinking coffee and eating unhealthy foods and avoiding exercise, you will be safe from the risk of diabetes.
Coffee is a major source of ‘chlorogenic acid’ which plays a major role in lowering blood sugar levels.
2: Increased physical energy:
Drinking coffee relieves body fatigue and increases energy. Caffeine works against the ‘adenosine receptors’ in the brain, which also increases mental alertness and memory. According to the ‘Very Well Fit’ website, women who regularly consume 250 mg of caffeine have an increased intelligence quotient and feel less tired.
As for men, they need more caffeine to get better effects.
3: Cardiovascular and arterial protection:
Coffee contains several nutrients such as chlorogenic acid, phenolic compounds that are anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting. These substances can also help control blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Despite all this, if you are a patient of high blood pressure, you definitely have to be careful about drinking coffee.
A report published in ‘The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry’ states that drinking three to five cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by 15%.
4: Improved performance in sports:
According to the International Society of Sports Nutrition, caffeine consumption can provide the following benefits:
This is because caffeine has the ability to stimulate the central nervous system, increasing muscle strength and reducing the sensation of pain.
5: Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease:
Due to the presence of antioxidants in coffee, it is also useful in Alzheimer’s disease. Generally, elderly people get this disease. According to the “International Journal of Molecular Sciences” in this chapter, regular consumption of caffeine is beneficial for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
6: Mood improvement:
Research has also revealed that drinking coffee brings about a pleasant change in a person’s mood. Within just 30 minutes of drinking coffee, the mood improves and the person starts to feel relaxed.
7: Protection of the thyroid gland:
A recent study published in the Nutrition Journal states that people with metabolic disorders have better results when they consume caffeine in moderation.
Disadvantages of daily use:
However, it is not true to say that excess or overuse of anything has no harm. Coffee can also have harmful effects when exceeded. Some of the disadvantages are described below.
Excessive caffeine consumption can also cause jitters. According to a study conducted by Curios magazine on university students, excessive consumption of caffeine can cause sleep disturbances and loss of appetite, as well as anxiety and panic attacks.
2: Likely to break a bone:
More than 20 percent of women over the age of 50 may develop osteoporosis, which can lead to bone fractures.
Some data suggest that caffeine has negative effects on bone health. In this regard, a medical report published in the year 2022 mentions an increase in the risk of hip fracture due to excessive coffee consumption.
3: High blood pressure (not sure):
It is not appropriate to make any claims in this regard at present, however, patients with high blood pressure should consume coffee only after consulting their physician.
Some important tips regarding drinking coffee daily:
Finally, some important points are being mentioned for coffee lovers so that they can enjoy their hobby better.
Do not use coffee in the evening or at bedtime because drinking coffee keeps the body full for 5 hours, which can also affect sleep.
Add a little cinnamon to your coffee as it helps control blood sugar and cholesterol and makes the coffee taste better.
Do not add too much sugar to coffee, a teaspoon or less can be used in a cup. Experts say that no more than 50 grams of sugar should be consumed daily.