Coffee as a Health Food: Benefits and Hazards

Research shows that over atleast 2.25billion cups of coffee are consumed every day worldwide.

Coffee beverage has alot of health benefits as it contains, vitamins B-2, B-3, potassium, magnesium etc.

Consumption of coffee on daily basis according to nutritionists help in preventing diabetes, parkinson disease, liver diseases, and maintaing a healthy heart.
Much consumption of coffee without cream or sugar enhances good health because milk and sugar contain calories
According to research, coffee beans are rich in polyphenols (antioxidant) which reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome.

Coffee contains a substance called Caffeine which is a psychoactive substance that increase the body’s energy level and make the body smarter.

Health Hazards of Coffee


Excess intake of Coffee comes with some health disorders:

  • Anxiety (alartness, jitteriness).
  • Insomnia: this is the inability to sleep this result when you take caffeine.
  • Increase Level of Digestion
  • Muscle Breakdown: people who take high amount of coffee my experience (rhabdomyolysis)
  • High blood pressure
  • Addiction.

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