Coffee effects & Statistics
Many of us can’t start our day without a jolt of caffeine. Various caffeinated drinks affect your health in different ways – a new study shows coffee seems to be associated with longer life, while many energy drinks have surprisingly high sugar levels Caffeine itself is a stimulant with some positive and negative effects. It makes most of us feel more alert, awake and focused, but too much can also backfire. (sciencealert.com)
Caffeine builds up the adrenaline supply, which increases heart rate, gets the blood pumping, and opens up airways. And, caffeine prevents dopamine from getting reabsorbed into your system, leaving the feel-good chemical hanging around in your brain longer. On the downside, this dopamine effect is also what makes coffee so addictive (cnet.com)
- People who drink coffee regularly have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia and cut suicide risk by 45 percent.
- Others have linked the consumption of three cups of caffeinated coffee a day with a 21 percent lower risk of developing basal cell carcinoma in women, and a 10 percent lower risk in men, compared with drinking less than one cup per month. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- In a study of 968,432 men and women, participants who drank than 4 cups of coffee a day had a 49-percent lower risk of death from oral cancer, compared with those who drank no coffee at all or only an occasional cup. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- People who lowered their daily consumption by more than one cup of coffee showed a 17 percent higher risk for type 2 diabetes.
If you’re an avid coffee drinker like me, you probably need three to five cups of Café Society coffees in the morning to feel like a normally functioning human being. You can probably also have a cup at 9 p.m. and still be fast asleep by 10. Caffeine, the main stimulant found in coffee, works on a chemical level to give you a boost of energy.
You can call me crazy, but I like to drink Frappé every day in every season