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The truth about coffee or should I say caffeine

A cup of coffee, two cups of coffee what is the required amount and is too much coffee or  hot black coffee really all that  bad. Well let’s find out shall we.


Caffeine is the active ingredient in coffee so we will dwell on caffeine

Caffeine is a stimulant that excites the nerves cells of the brain, it is safe however missing one’s habitual consumption of coffee and caffeinated drinks may lead to  adverse reactions.

Simple things like missing one’s regular morning coffee can lead to symptoms like headache, fatigue, difficulty in concentration and  even the usual body pains

So you may be asking how much can I take well between 2- 3 cups of coffee precisely 200-300mg daily  however Moderate caffeine consumption per day for most adults.

This may surprise you but coffee has been found to reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, gallstones and liver disease; It is also used in antiaging creams to smoothen the skin and remove wrinkles ,though it is helpful in reducing  disease it should not be taken in large quantities when pregnant. Too much coffee can kill.

Your regular morning cup of coffee lasts how long? Any guesses yes about 5 – 6 hours . And the older you are the more sensitive you become to caffeine and yes men are more sensitive to it than women.

Enjoy your cup of coffee.


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Posted by Editor on June 17, 2011.

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