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Coffee and Its Impact on Intake

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Coffee
Coffee is a brewed beverage, prepared from a roasted or baked seeds.
Most common sources of coffee bean are coffee Arabica and the Robusta.
75-80% of the coffee produced worldwide is Arabica and 20% is Robusta.
Arabica seeds consist of 0.8-1.4% caffeine and Robusta consists of 1.7-4%.
Coffee is one of the world’s most widely consumed beverages. It is an important export product. (USA imports more coffee than any other nation)
Coffee plants are cultivated in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa.

Caffeine
Coffee can have a great effect on humans due to the caffeine content.
Caffeine works by stimulating the central nervous system.
Caffeine increase alertness and clear thinking.

Advantages
Reduces the risk of rectal cancer.
Preventing dizziness in older people caused by low blood pressure after eating a meal.
Preventing gallstones. Drinking caffeinated beverages, including coffee, that provide at least 400 mg of caffeine per day seems to reduce the risk of developing gallstones. The greater the intake of caffeine, the lower the risk. Drinking 800 mg caffeine per day (four or more cups of coffee) has the greatest reduction in risk.
Preventing type 2 diabetes. Drinking caffeinated coffee seems to significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. As caffeine consumption goes up, the risk of developing diabetes goes down.

Combining caffeine with glucose as an "energy drink" seems to improve mental performance better than either caffeine or glucose alone. (Coffee can help people feel less tired and increase energy levels)

Coffee consumption has been linked to lower levels of suicide.
A study done by the Harvard School of Public Health determined that drinking between two and four cups of cof...

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... day may suffer a lot if they tried to stop drinking it.

If you stop taking caffeine, you may have withdrawal symptoms for a day or more. These symptoms are: headache fatigue anxiety irritability depressed mood difficulty concentrating

If you are addicted to coffee, the safest way to quit is to slowly cut back by one cup per day for a week. For example, if you drink 6 cups a day, reduce them for 5 cups for a week and then 4 for the next week. This will help prevent caffeine withdrawal symptoms.

Negative interaction:
Caffeine can have a negative interaction with some medicine taken.
Example, The body breaks down caffeine to get rid of it. Some antibiotics might decrease how quickly the body breaks down caffeine. Taking these antibiotics along with coffee can increase the risk of side effects including headache, increased heart rate, and other side effects.

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that coffee is one of the world's most widely consumed beverages and an important export product.
  • Explains that drinking between two and four cups of coffee can reduce the risk of suicide in men and women by about 50 percent. coffee acts as a mild antidepressant by aiding in the production of neurotransmitters.
  • Explains that caffeine can increase the burning of fat by 10% in obese individuals and 29% in lean people.
  • Explains that women who drank 4 or more cups per day had a 20% lower risk of becoming depressed.
  • Explains that caffeine in coffee can affect blood pressure in people who consume caffeinated drinks infrequently.
  • Explains that if you are addicted to coffee, the safest way to quit is to slowly cut back by one cup per day for a week.
  • Explains that the body breaks down caffeine to get rid of it, while some antibiotics decrease how quickly. taking them along with coffee can increase the risk of side effects including headache, increased heart rate, and other.
  • Explains that drinking caffeinated beverages, including coffee, that provide at least 400 mg of caffeine per day seems to reduce the risk of developing gallstones.
  • Explains that people who drink a lot of coffee daily may need to drink more coffee to get the same effects. coffee contains caffeine which causes insomnia, nervousness, and restlessness.
  • Explains that drinking caffeinated coffee can increase the amount of calcium that is flushed out in the urine, which might weaken bones.
  • Explains that coffee can elevate your mood when you are on it, but it also has the effect of causing a mood ‘crash’ when coming off of it.
  • Explains that caffeine is safe for pregnant women in amounts of 2 cups per day or less. however, more than this amount has been linked to an increased risk of miscarriage, premature birth, and low birth weight.
  • Explains that caffeine is a stimulant to the central nervous system, and regular use of caffeine does cause mild physical dependence.
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