Coffee is the most commercialized food product in the world. We could say that it is the most popular soft drug, or at least the one that is more socially accepted. But, being so popular, is coffee good for you?
Most of the scientific evidence in favor of coffee comes from epidemiological studies looking at large populations, so it seems that we can conclude that in general coffee has positive effects on health, well-being and performance. Some beneficts are that consumption of coffee (with caffeine) may be associated with a lower risk of breast cancer, coffee consumption has been linked to a lower rate of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Against coffee are that its excess can cause us anxiety, If you have kidney pathologies, better avoid it, it rita our stomach and it can cause ulcers
According to science, the recommended measure of coffees to drink per day is 2 to 4 cups since they are equivalent to 200-400 milligrams. Coffee is a stimulant for our nervous, respiratory and circulatory systems. And it is also a diuretic drink. Due to these reasons, it is necessary to take it in moderation. However, we admit it: a regular coffee drinker typically gets between 250 and 600 milligrams a day into their body. (This equates to 8 espressos a day).