Harmful effects of coffee on health
Yes, the caffeine in this drink is addictive, like any drug.
Coffee increases blood pressure, based on the number of hypertensive and people with cardiovascular diseases in our country and, along with stress can lead to irritability, nervous tension, unwarranted aggression, hypertensive crisis. Especially it should be considered in people with hereditary predisposition to diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Coffee washes away from the body of substances such as calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium and vitamins of group B. in particular, this affects the condition bones and teeth in children and the elderly.
Not in vain coffee prohibit pregnant women and children. Frequent consumption of this drink during pregnancy (more than 3 cups per day) increases mortality of the fetus. Born babies have lower weight and height relative to peers, despite heredity. In addition, later appear the teeth and is often found caffeine addiction in newborns.
Children harmful not only coffee but products containing caffeine, such as chocolate, cocoa and Cola. Excessive consumption of such food leads to increased anxiety, nervousness and related effects such as aggression and enuresis.
As for the instant beverage, the content of substances natural coffee does not exceed 15%. All the rest are supplements, many of which are used to impart the desired properties (color, consistency, duration of storage). Although the amount of caffeine in coffee may be lower than natural due to supplements, this drink has a harmful effect even on the digestive system.
Is it possible to reduce the harmful effects of coffee?
Coffee, whether it's organic soluble or harmful, especially when it is used frequently and in large quantities. Normal for an adult is the use of 1-2 cups per day in the first half of the day. In this case, coffee will invigorate, improve concentration, increase physical work capacity. You should only refrain from coffee on an empty stomach and after heavy meals.
In addition, to reduce negative effects will help the milk or cream, containing a number of elements that are lost when drinking coffee, such as the same calcium, potassium and magnesium. Milk also prevents the darkening of the enamel by drinking coffee.