Coffee was delicious, and has proven health benefits. But on the other hand, how to eat that is not true also could give a bad influence. Fuss, many people who do not know exactly how much coffee is safe to drink, or consume Should non-caffeine coffee (decaf).
To answer various questions about coffee, dietitian Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh, founder of C & J Nutrition, disclose it to you.
1. Is decaf coffee really does not contain caffeine?
Apparently, not 100 percent free of caffeine. Decaf coffee still contains caffeine, although the numbers are very small. If the usual generic coffee contains about 135 mg of caffeine per 236 ml, then the generic decaf coffee contains only about 5 mg of caffeine. Therefore, this type of coffee does not give the effect of caffeine for most people.
2. Does coffee in small cups are healthier than regular sizes?
For the hell of health problems, both is fine. Most of the coffee processing today uses a secure method for downloading decaf coffee, and no longer use harmful chemicals such as methylene chloride. But if you do not take caffeine, after at 15:00, you better enjoy a half-decaf coffee or caffeine, because caffeine can make it difficult to sleep at night. If consumed more in the morning, caffeine is actually beneficial to boost energy and sharpness of brain.
3. How much coffee is safe to eat each day?
Research shows that for healthy people, the amount of caffeine in three cups of coffee a day (approximately 300-400 mg) is still relatively safe. The amount is only providing a small health risk. The evidence shows just the health benefits for you.
4. What are the health benefits of coffee?
Maybe you’ve heard before, that caffeine can reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease. Coffee, decaf or regular anything-can control the risk of diabetes. Another study also linked coffee consumption with reduced risk of colon cancer, mouth, throat, esophagus, and endometrium.
Experts suspect, some of these health benefits generated by the antioxidant compounds called phenols in coffee. One of them, chlorogenic acid, believed to be able to play a role in preventing diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. A little coffee also helps increase energy, and helps you perform daily tasks (such as e-mail reply in the morning, or morning exercise) with more ease.
5. What if drinking too much coffee?
In some people, too much caffeine can cause insomnia, tension, irritability, heart rate and blood pressure increase. Because caffeine is a stimulant, if you have high blood pressure or heart problems, you need to limit the amount of caffeine to one cup of it in a day.
6. Is it safe to consume coffee when pregnant?
If you are pregnant, caffeine in coffee is likely to increase the risk of miscarriage. But this does not happen in all women. To be safe, most experts recommend limiting coffee to one cup a day, for healthy pregnant women. Avoid caffeine if you have a problem preeclampsia, namely high blood pressure that occurs during pregnancy.