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Monday, 19 June 2017

Pros and Cons of taking Coffee.

Pros and Cons of taking Coffee.

Coffee is considered as one of the healthiest drink all over the world. Coffee contain a number of compound in it, most of them are good for us. Although it is good to have coffee but it has some side effect also. Excessive intake of coffee may cause many problems. There are a few facts related to health that one should check while taking coffee on regular basis:


1) Rich in Antioxidant: The main component found in coffee is caffeine and it work as antioxidant for human body and helps us fighting against the harmful disease Cancer like: oral cancer, uterine cancer, brain cancer, colon cancer, liver cancer, breast cancer etc. According to studies 2-3 cup of coffee per day reduces chances of cancer upto 3-4 percent.

2) Reduce risk of Diabetes:Recent studies have found out that intake of 4-5 cup of coffee per day lowers the risk of diabetes by 20-30 percent. But you need to make sure the beans you are using are of high quality. Also avoid using flavors, sugar and other preservative to enhance the taste, it will only result in reducing the effect of coffee on our body.

3) Memory improvement: It is said that people who have coffee on regular basis are able to recite and remember things easily than the people who don’t. Caffeine present in coffee seed helps in keeping you memorizing things. Various surveys has been conducted by keeping the same concept in mind and results clearly shows that people who take coffee are more attentive than others.

4) Fight against heart disease: People believe that coffee have negative effect on body but its not ture. If you take a certain amount of coffee in day, its quite good for you and also for your heart. Component in coffee could help you in improving heart diseases. Studies says that taking 2-3 cups of coffee a day lower the chances of heart diseases by almost 45 percent.

5) Anti-depressing drink: People nowadays suffer from depression a lot, caffeine in coffee beans is believed to initiate neutron-transmitters which are very much helpful in controlling moods resulting in reducing suicide attempts. Most of the people who attempt suicide are suffering from depression. A cup of coffee daily is very much helpful to clear your thoughts and lessen stress on your brain.

6) Prevent gout: Along with green vegetable, a cup of coffee a day is helpful in preventing gout from spreading in both male as well as females. According to studies as coffee has antioxidant property, it reduces insulin in body as a resulting in lowering level of uric acid. Uric acid is the main reason for gout.


1) Coffee may lead to weight gain: People who are trying to lose weight should avoid drinking of coffee, as this may lead to weight gain. Coffee in no way help to gain weight but the ingredients that you add in coffee are main source of weight gain such as sugar. If you are planning to lose some weight and also can’t leave coffee try having it without preservative and sugar. Its very beneficial to both men and women.

2) Addiction Simulation: Caffeine found in coffee activates the addiction simulation in human body. Caffeine make our body habitual to it and once you get addicted to it, you need it on regular basis and on the regular time. If you want to withdrawal from it you may face irritation, insomnia, headache etc. To avoid such situation don’t stop drinking coffee at once, reduce its quality gradually. For example if you are taking 5 cups in day, initially make it 4 cups a days and so on.

3) Cholesterol Level: One of the major side effect or over drinking of coffee is it increase cholesterol in human body. Kahweol and Cafestol are component present in coffee beans are responsible for this. To avoid this it is recommended that always drink filtered coffee. Filter paper used for filtering coffee remove Kahweol and Cafestol resulting in reducing the risk of increase of cholesterol.

4) Sleep Disturbance: Sleepiness is very common in people who consume coffee each day. As we know coffee contains caffeine which affects our body very quickly and stays for long time. It is symbol of alertness. If you are having a coffee means you are stepping in restless mode. So try to avoid coffee as much as you can.If you don’t get enough sleep then you will be getting irritated.

5) Reason for wrinkling of skin: If you take excessive amount of coffee in a day like 6-7 cups in day on regular basis, it may lead to skin wrinkles. The reason behind this it dehydration. In order to avoid this try to lessen coffee cups or if you can’t do that make sure to drink double amount of water to keep your body hydrated. 

Coffee has both positive and negative effects. Try to avoid addiction of coffee. You can take 2 cups of coffee a day to stay healthy. 
Please remember: Everything in excess is always bad.

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