Many of us are used to drinking coffee and tea at different times of the day, almost up to the point of addition, specially while studying and working to boost our physical and mental performance, which raises the worries of the damaging or harmful effect of those drinks on our health due to its content of caffiene, the good news here is that, these drinks are healthy and of benefits to our bodies only if you know how much is too much and how much is enough, read on the following to discover the advantages and disadvantages of caffiene.
– The Benefits Of Caffiene.
Studies revealed that caffiene contains powerful antioxidants which protects our body cells from the damage of free radicals that flow in the bloodstream, those free radicals are the main cause for many diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s.
Regular consumption of coffee was found to be effective in reducing the risks of diabetes, liver cancer and liver cirrhosis. But we all know that too much of one thing is not good so what are the health risks of caffiene?
Consuming too much caffiene affects the body’s ability to absorb certain vitamins and minerals like calcium, iron and vitamin D. Too much caffiene can contribute to hypertension and other related heart ailments.
Caffiene can affects the liquid and energy balance in the body.
Caffiene can cause stress, insomnia, lack of concentration and depression.
Coffee can strike blood sugar levels in type two diabetes patients.
– So to be able to get advantage of the benefits and stay away from the risks, stick to drinking two cups of coffee daily or four cups of tea, try not to drink them right before sleeping but early in the morning.