Nowadays, coffee has become an indispensable drink for the office workers. Then, is coffee good or bad to human body? Now let’s discuss the advantages and disadvantages of coffee.
The advantages of coffee are mainly as follows:
First, it can keep a cool head.
The caffeine contained in coffee can stimulate the central nervous system inside the brain, bring you a clear thinking and refresh your brain, so as to improve the work efficiency. And this is the main reason why so many office workers can not live without coffee.
Second, it has effect.
The caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid in coffee have the antioxidant function, which can effectively remove the free radicals and delay the aging of human body. What’s more, some research institutions have confirmed that the antioxidant effect of coffee can be comparable with that of green tea.
Third, it can promote urination and eliminate edema.
Coffee, especially black coffee, has a significant diuretic effect and can help eliminate the edema.
Fourth, it can help lose weight.
As coffee can promote the metabolism and reduce heat, so it can achieve the effect of weight loss.
Fifth, it has an antidepressant effect.
What’s more, coffee can make people happy and full of spirit, and can also relieve the depression.
Although coffee has a lot of benefits to human body, while every coin has two sides, this is also the same with coffee. The disadvantages of coffee are mainly as follows:
First, it can interfere with the absorption of minerals by the body.
Coffee will cause calcium loss, which may further lead to osteoporosis. As a result, women who often drink coffee should pay attention to the supplementation of calcium.
Second, it may increase the risk of suffering from some diseases.
If the women frequently drink a large number of coffee, it will increase the risk of suffering from myocardial infarction.
Third, it may bring harms to the stomach.
Coffee will promote gastric secretion and increase the gastric acid. Therefore, drinking too much coffee will lead to the discomfort in stomach.
Fourth, pregnant women should not drink coffee.
Coffee can cause fetal anomaly, so pregnant women should not drink coffee.
Fifth, it will make women difficult to be pregnant.
The caffeine in coffee will affect the chances of pregnancy of the women.
On the whole, coffee has advantages as well as disadvantages to human body. The key is to control the amount when drinking coffee. Do not drink too much; otherwise it can only bring harms to human body.