Thursday, February 9, 2023

Benefits and harms: effects of coffee, the second most consumed drink in the world

A study about coffee published in the academic environment BMJ highlighted that its consumption is safe for most people, which also applies to decaffeinated coffee, as it does not face the risks of some clinical diagnoses. May help reduce risk factors, such as heart, neurological diseases, or certain types of cancer.

Of course, the benefits apply when taken alone, ie without sugar, milk, cream or other sweetened products.


Another study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition of Oxford, concluded that consumption of this drink favors longevity, especially when it comes to people over the age of 54.

“The bulk of chronic diseases occur in old age and this is where coffee may have the most beneficial effects”One of the authors and an academic from the University of Navarra, Estefania Toledo explained country,

On the other hand, experts from the Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health Network (CIBERESP) assure that drinking two cups or more daily can help women over 60 years of age facing a diagnosis such as hypertension, diabetes or obesity. Can get

Esther López-Garcia told Spanish media: “A lot of scientific evidence in the field of diet comes from population studies, but this is enough to give nutritional advice to populations, sometimes we don’t need more. ” “At the moment there are no clinical trials needed to show that it reduces the risk of heart attack.”


López-Garcia noted in the study that “it was also observed that habitual coffee consumers did not increase the risk of hypertension”, but this does not apply to all cases, as it can also increase blood pressure in some.

“This effect diminishes in regular consumers, becomes habituated, and the beneficial effects of other coffee constituents prevail,” Especially in the metabolism of glucose, which reduces the risk of diabetes.” Insomnia.

Experts “always bet on naturally roasted coffee” and that drinking 3 to 5 cups a day may help “reduce the risk of various chronic diseases”, although with the potential for unwanted effects, such as Nervousness or tremors.

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