It is drunk in the morning to wake up or just in between – the coffee. For many people it is a must. But how healthy our coffee is actually? Can he harm and why it acts as a stimulant?
Coffee is next tea is a popular beverage. Approximately 73 million cups are consumed per year in Germany. Coffee contains caffeine. A cup can contain up to 120 milligrams. The caffeine is responsible for ensuring that the coffee has an encouraging and stimulating, because caffeine blocks the effects of the sleep-promoting neurotransmitter adenosine. Likewise, extended caffeine blood vessels.
A result, the oxygen supply in the heart and therefore the heartbeat rhythm is increased. Furthermore, acts coffee diuretic and promotes dehydration.
Positive characteristics of the coffee
There are studies that indicate that less liver and colon cancers occur in coffee drinkers. Also to be total to get other cancers lower the risk. However, the exact causes of this are not yet understood. In addition to lowering the risk of cancer, the caffeine to cancer cholesterol levels and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, lower.
It is also said that coffee has beneficial properties on dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and may delay the outbreak of these diseases.