Coffee and Health
Coffee is a complex liquid. It has several health benefits and risks. Coffee contains antioxidant (polyphenols), as well as caffeine. Drinking coffee in moderation (2 to 4 cups per day) can be very beneficial.
Reduce the risk of Type II Diabetes
Reduce risk of developing gallstones
Reduce risk of developing colon cancer.
Helps prevent symptomatic gallbladder among men
Theophylline in coffee helps relieve Asthma symptoms
May reduce the risk of cirrhosis of liver
Reduce risk of Parkinson's disease.
Improve cognitive function and short-term memory recall
Increase blood pressure with persons suffering from high blood pressure
May cause insomnia, irritability, anxiety
May reduce fertility in women
May cause heartburn and indigestion
May increase Homocysteine in blood and lead to heart diseases
may worsen vision of people suffering from Glucoma.
Questionable Health risks
Increased risk of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
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