Love coffee?: Know how its excess intake can harm your body

Coffee is a globally accepted beverage. People of the Northeast are gradually getting inclined towards this drink. But it is extremely important to know its effects on our body before we get addicted to it.

Most of us have the habit of starting a day with a cup of coffee. This cup of coffee plays an important role in getting through the day.
As per a food enthusiast in Guwahati city, coffee is the most dearly accepted beverage that is consumed by all people of all age groups. She says people are more fascinated with the different ways of coffee preparation like latte, mocha, cold coffee etc.
Coffee is equally popular among youngsters as well as elderly people.
Coffee contains a stimulating drug, which is found in the seeds, nuts and leaves of several different plants including Coffea Arabica.
According to a study conducted by the Department of Physiology of the University of Grandana, drinking a strong coffee half an hour before exercising can accelerate fat burning.
Too much coffee temporarily raises blood pressure which may be a concern if one has pre-existing heart disease. The person may notice arrhythmias whenever he or she consumes caffeine.
The caffeine component in coffee is a stimulating drug that increases the chemicals such as cortisol and adrenaline in the body. It also speeds up the message travelling through the brain and body. It keeps our mind and body active for a longer period and helps to keep us awake even midnights
Representative image.
Image: Representative image.
There is a saying that "excess of everything is bad". The same is applied in this case.
The excess intake of caffeine can cause harm to the body. Too much coffee temporarily raises blood pressure which may be a concern if one has pre-existing heart disease. The person may notice arrhythmias whenever he or she consumes caffeine.
Too much intake of caffeine products also causes heartburns. Caffeine prevents calcium absorption in the bone which increases the risk of osteoporosis.
It is always good to take coffee in a small dose so that we can stay away from the side effects of caffeine.



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