Sunday, 20 May 2012


During the coffee is often associated with bad things health. For example, too much consumption of coffee can trigger heart attacks. It turned out that the results of recent studies refute this. Scientists from Sweden who examined no less than 37,000 men who regularly drink coffee, it was not necessarily more susceptible to heart attacks than those who rarely or never drink coffee. Published a study published in American Heart Journal has become the latest evidence that coffee is not a threat to coronary health. Before, coffee was also associated with hypertension or osteoporosis. All of that, it is also a myth.

Commission advisory National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded that caffeine does not affect the absorption or excretion of calcium. Various studies have also shown no link between moderate caffeine consumption with bone mineral density and content.

Caffeine only gives a stimulant effect on the physical and mental performance, helps to keep us awake. Caffeine also acts eliminates fatigue and sleepiness, improve mood, and helps improve memory and concentration. Caffeine works by blocking adenosine receptors, which is tasked with calming neurotransmitter.

Study in Japan showed that the polyphenols contained in coffee (chlorogenic acid in particular) can deactivate free radicals. In other words, the coffee can act as an antioxidant with powerful protector against damage to lipids and proteins (enzymes) which can lead to the onset of degenerative diseases. Coffee and green tea are the main source of polyphenolic antioxidants.

With all his benefits, it is no longer any reason to be afraid to consume coffee. In fact, the origin is not consumed in excess, coffee is healthy. Some other benefits of coffee: Type 2 diabetes, colon cancer, Parkinson, Lowers risk of breast cancer, prevent gallstones. , kidney stones, to cirrhosis / liver damage, and prevent us from decreasing the brain's cognitive power.  Protect the teeth. Coffee contains caffeine which has antibacterial and non-stick capabilities, so as to maintain a layer of bacteria that cause tooth gnawing holes. Drinking a cup of coffee each day is proven to prevent the risk of oral cancer by half. Compounds found in coffee can also limit the growth of cancer cells and damage DNA.

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