Is Coffee Healthy or Harmful?

The health effects of coffee are quite controversial. Depending on who you ask, it is either a super healthy beverage or incredibly harmful. On one side we have a lot of people who can’t do anything without coffee, but on the other side we have people who are opponents of coffee, while the third side have many studies that show a variety of things and it’s very difficult to make a response, but the story is much more complex.

Since it’s very difficult we can safely say it’s not possible to give an answer to the question “Is coffee healthy?”, below we will give both, positive and negative sides of consuming coffee, and you will judge whether it is a good choice or not.


Positive side of coffee

Some of the analysis have shown that regular coffee drinking within the long-term greatly reduce the possibility of disease from diabetes type two. Additionally to diabetes, reduces the chance for getting Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. One of the most controversial ingredient in coffee is actually caffein, that additionally to antioxidants plays an important role in combating the above-mentioned possible diseases. Therefore, together, can act preventively to several diseases and strengthen the complete immune system.

In addition, some argue that coffee is extremely good prevention for liver disease and gall stone. However, in all this you ought to not exaggerate, because it’s not suggested drinking more than three cups of coffee each day. Also, if you consume coffee, always choose short instead of long, because it’s better option for your heart.

The negative side of coffee

What many experts cite to justify their claims about the harmful effects of coffee is the caffein. In fact, you probably didn’t know, but the coffee plant produces caffein to successfully protect against numerous insects that attack it. Thus in this case, caffein has the role of toxins against insects.

This is one of the strongest reasons why some think that coffee is unhealthy and harmful to the body. Additionally to those claims, it’s known that caffein from coffee encourage greater production of adrenaline from the adrenal glands, that might be reflected so that our body is constantly under stress if you drink coffee daily. These jumps and fluctuations of adrenaline and muscle pumps can eventually lead to numerous heart diseases.


Whether you are a fan or opponent of coffee, it has certain positive and negative things, as you read. If you are not a fan, you can continue to consume other types of beverages such as tea or natural juices for example. And if you are a supporter of coffee, do it in the normal range and do not consume more than three cups a day. Even the best medicine if you you are over consuming becomes poison.

Wisely and carefully enjoy the perfect smell and taste of coffee!


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