The aroma and taste of coffee are irresistible to many of us, but we really are the beneficial effects of regular consumption, but what are the risks associated with increased intake of caffeine?
Medical evidence extracted from several clinical studies have revealed some positive aspects of coffee consumption:
-Short-term Boosts energy level and helps combat fatigue condition — this manifests itself through the adrenaline and dopamine, which stimulates a release.
-Increases and improves short-term memory.
-Increases the respiratory rhythm, by boosting the action of the diaphragm, the muscle dividing the abdomen from the tree.
-Decreases the incidence of diabetes-to those who consume 1-2 cups of coffee per day.
-Lowers the risk of breast cancer in women with normal weight.
-Diuretic effects — the Elimination of excess water accumulated in the body.
-Improving intestinal transit.
If moderate coffee intake allows the expression of the beneficial effects of it, those who consume a mind-boggling can expect the following side effects:
-Sleep disorders, difficulty falling asleep, sleep quality and duration.
-Dehydration caused by the diuretic quality coffee, but also increased water loss through sweating, breathing and stool, which occur as a result of excessive coffee consumption.
-Increase in systolic blood pressure and diastolic which persist for 2-3 hours, increasing the frequency of the pulse.
-Increase gastric acidity and ulcer.
-Mineral loss through urine, primarily calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, and zinc.
-Reduction of bone density loss.
-Decrease in the level of anabolic hormones-a fact noted in women and men you consume coffee increased quantity; These shows low levels of IGF1, melatonin, testosterone.
-Considerable Growth hormones level catabolici (for example, cortisol and adrenaline increase after ingestion of coffee).
-Increase in cardiovascular risk, the risk of acute atrial fibrillation and coronary artery disease-risk of cardiac arrest from non-smokers who drank more than five cups of coffee a day is three times higher than those who do not consume this drink.
-Increases the incidence of obesity, perhaps by increasing the amount of insulin and cortisol.
-Increases the level of cholesterol in the blood.
-Can increase the risk for various cancers: breast, pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer, colon cancer.
In conclusion, how much and how little means in terms of drinking coffee? We can consume without risk 1-2 cups of coffee and enjoy such of its beneficial effects, 4 to 5 cups means too much and we risk the appearance of adverse reactions!
Tea contains caffeine quantity it smaller than coffee.
Moderate consumption of tea is obviously less risky than that of coffee, and its antioxidant effect, in large part due to flavonoids, increases the health benefits. The richest in caffeine is black tea, which is why it is not recommended to be consumed than morning!
Nutritionistului advice: enjoy your coffee or tea and enjoy their flavor, but do it with the correct size!
Dr. Nagi Mahalingam
Physician diabetes, nutrition, metabolic diseases
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