The smell of coffee always brings a sense of happiness and spiritual growth. Coffee is a stimulator of brain and physical activity and it has very useful qualities. Coffee contains a large number of nutrients: alkaloids, proteins, organic acids, amino acids and mineral elements. But few people know that using coffee helps to lose weight. Let’s look at different ways to lose weight with coffee.
The kind of beans used to make a flavored coffee impacts the taste of a finished product greatly. It has been estimated that flavored coffee beans contains over eight hundred different compounds that contribute to the flavor of the coffee. These compounds include sugars, carbohydrates, organic acids, methylxanthines, mineral salts, aromatic oils, and chemicals such as caffeine. Some flavored coffees contains only one type of bean, such as Kenya AA which has a distinctive regional characteristics taste. [Read more…]
Among the most popular beverages in this world, coffee is one of them. Coffee is prepared in many ways from different brewing methods to different roasting methods. Every method used results in coffee with special overtones, aftertastes, body, and aroma. You will also find some coffee with fruity flavors and clean bright tastes which normally wakes up many workers all over the world. Most individuals consider coffee an essential part of the daily routines. Even though most of them may not take a venture beyond a trusted brand that they always take every morning they wake up.
Many people are familiar with the American flavored coffee and French flavored coffee, but all flavors are good for your health according to studies conducted. This guide gives information on different kinds of coffee flavors that you can find in the market today. They include; espresso, cappuccino, americano, caffe latte, caramel macchiato, cafe mocha, turkish coffee or greek coffee, cuban coffee, arabica coffee, vietnamese coffee.
Organic coffee contains caffeine which is a substance that hits the brain the moment you take it. When caffeine hits your brain, it suppresses the neurotransmitter known as adenosine. This adenosine influences your attention, sleep, and alertness. It builds up in the brain as your day goes on. The moment the adenosine hits certain level, the body decides it is time to go to bed and sleep. After sleeping, the adenosine will reset and in the following morning you wake up alert and let to do your work. [Read more…]
Do you like drinking coffee? If yes, then you are going to learn what it can do for your health and your body. It is no secret that taking a nice cup of coffee in the morning can instantly put you in the right mood a whole day and have some great benefits to your health. Studies conducted have shown that drinking a cup of coffee in the morning can help to lower risks of diseases such as diabetes, cancers and cirrhosis. This is because coffee is made up of certain compounds such as antioxidants which helps in preventing these diseases and making the skin glow and healthier.
However, drinking coffee at night may bring unhealthy changes to your body and health. It has been found that night time caffeine intake delays the body clock by 50 minutes. Actually every person knows that caffeine promotes disturbed sleep and wakefulness. Also there are ways which we have not known before that coffee affects the physiology of an individual. It is well known that coffee contains caffeine which stimulates brain chemicals that keeps the person awake and blocks those which promote sleep.
I have always been wondering whether or not is actually good for my health. So after doing some research, i found out that coffee contains caffeine which is a powerful and addictive stimulant. Most of the individuals who drink coffee regularly feel as if they cannot do anything without it. Caffeine is strong diuretic, hence the more coffee you take, the more the body increases the production of waste. Caffeine and some other ingredients contained in coffee also tends to increase stress causing people to be nervous and fidgety. The great thing about coffee is that it has no calories, no carbohydrates, no fats, and plenty of antioxidants. It has also been found that caffeine stimulates body insulin production which can cause weight gain.
After going through many research, i also found that consuming a lot of coffee or caffeine can bring many negative effects into your body and health in general. Large amount of coffee affects levels of blood sugar causing the process of fat burning to change into the fat storing processes. Too much of it can also trigger the condition called hypoglycemia and accompanied with a lot of dizziness and light headedness. Consuming excessive amount of caffeine can cause nausea, headaches, anxiety, accelerated heartbeat or irritate lining of stomach. This is the reason why most people experience heartburn after consuming or drinking coffee.
Being the lover of coffee myself, i seemed hesitant in starting my research about adverse effects of coffee. Though it is said that two cups of coffee every morning is considered to be the modest amount of coffee an individual can take. However, i have realized that if you consume a lot of coffee each day, it is bad to your health. Consuming too much coffee can do more harm than good.
Coffee is good when taken moderately because it increases alertness, improve mood, reduce fatigue, improve performance, and enhance reaction time. The unpleasant side effects of consuming a lot of coffee include: jitters and trembling, nervousness, difficulties in falling and staying asleep at night, great fatigue the moment you wake up in the morning, panic or anxiety, dizziness, digestive upset and stomach discomfort.