Among various opinions, is "coffee good for health" after all?

ByRafael Saldaña

Regarding the coffee many people drink,good for healthAnd as "caffeine addiction" etc.Harm the healthThere are situations in which the conclusion that "is good for body or bad?" Is not well understood. The truth of rumor related to such coffee, the product comparison and performance evaluation media widely supported in the United StatesConsumer · ReportI have summarized five points.

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◆ 1. Coffee is not good for the heart → Mistakes
According to research results recently announced, people who are living healthy drink 3-5 cups of coffee a day, risk of suffering from heart disease is lower by about 15% than those who do not It is said that it is clarified. Even for researchers, there are many unclear points about "why coffee has a good effect on the body", but there is a view that antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances contained in coffee are the factors To do.

Meanwhile, for health reasons, there is also advice from government agencies that "caffeine intake should not exceed 400 mg a day". This is equivalent to 2 coffee cups of 8 ounces (about 230 ml).

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◆ 2. Coffee enhances brain function → Correct
According to the results of nutrition studies, it is confirmed that caffeine contained in coffee has the effect of enhancing brain's attention and concentration, and also has the effect of improving the performance on cognitive ability. In addition, according to research results published in the past five years, it is known that people regularly drinking coffee have a low risk of type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease from which the clarity of the brain It is inferred that the bad influence over it will also decrease.


◆ 3. Weight decreases with coffee → mistake
Many of "diet supplements" that shed light on the diet effect of caffeine are not backed by the mechanism of its effect. In addition, there are voices saying that "coffee diminishes appetite", but there are also no results demonstrating that effect. On the contrary, consumer reports point out that the effect of increasing weight actually is stronger due to the calories contained in sugar and milk, which are often introduced when drinking coffee.

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◆ 4. Espresso has more caffeine than regular coffee → correct
An ounce (about 30 ml) espresso contains an average of 63 mg of caffeine, which is equivalent to 2.5 to 5 times the same amount of regular coffee. Therefore, in theory it is true that it can be said that "espresso is more caffeine", but here is the amount of coffee actually to drink. In general, there are no people drinking and drinking espresso in a coffee cup, so from a comprehensive viewpoint, drinking a cup of regular coffee can result in more caffeine intake as a result.

ByFredrik Selander

◆ 5. "Decafé" is not good for your body → Mistakes
"Decafé" (Cafe), which removes the ingredients of caffeine from coffee beans, has a view that medicines are used in the treatment process, and there is a view that it is not good for health, but it is mostly said that it is a way of thinking in the past Views. Even now, substances such as dichloromethane and ethyl acetate are used for the removal of caffeine, but according to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in the United States, considering the scale actually used the health effects are almost It is said that it does not exist.

Conversely, decafé has the same merit as regular coffee. According to a study published in the medical journal "Annals of Internal Medicine" in 2017, those who drink 1 cup to 3 cups of regular coffee or decafé coffee on the 1st day have a risk of dying from every cause 12 to 18% The result that it is low is found as a result of the investigation over 16 years.

ByPaul Istoan

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