If sipping a cup of coffee or strong tea has become your habits before you start the day, go ahead. Various studies of coffee and tea states have large benefits for health. But the body is also loved by not taking in excessive amounts.
There is good news for the tea and coffee lovers. Researchers from Australia found that consumption of coffee or tea has the potential to reduce the risk of the formation of type 2 diabetes. “A cup of coffee with a reduced risk equivalent to seven percent,” said Rachel Huxley, researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Other studies also mentioned the benefits of coffee. In the meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, reported that coffee consumption can reduce the risk of death from prostate cancer. Other studies have also suggested coffee reduce liver disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, and Parkinson’s.
So far, experts expect the positive benefits derived from the caffeine of coffee, but now experts also found that other components of these drinks, such as magnesium, lignans, and klorogenat acid, a benefit that is not less important.
The results of epidemiological studies show a low coffee addicts risk of colon cancer. Based on her research, these components of a positive benefit on blood sugar regulation and insulin release so effective in preventing diabetes.
Coffee, especially the type of arabica and robusta, also contain nutritional components (protein, amino acids, carbohydrates, lipids, and minerals). Coffee also contains non-nutritional components that are bioactive compounds for taste and preservative, such as caffeine and klorogenat acid.
Consumption of caffeine in a normal amount is also advantageous because the use of caffeine can give stimulant effects are temporary and harmless. The effect on the nervous system is to prevent sleep, increase sensory perception, speed of mind, and reduce boredom.
The influence of caffeine depends on one’s sensitivity. Some people do not take caffeine at all, so after a cup of coffee into pounding. But there are also people who can consume more than 10 cups of coffee a day without complaint.
However, experts recommend a safe dose of caffeine is 200 milligrams per day, this is equivalent to two to three cups of coffee and tea.