Coffee is a delicious stimulant drink from the ground and roasted beans of the coffee plant, it is one of the most requested drinks by the consumer, more widespread in Europe and America.
Although there are more benefits than damages, the recommended amount of coffee per day It's 300 milligrams, that is 3 cups. Speaking a limit can be taken up to 400 milligrams or 4 cups considering that The approximate measure of caffeine per cup is 100 milligrams. If a person exceeds the limit of 4 daily cups of coffee, side effects such as restlessness, irritability, stomach upset, rapid heartbeat, nervousness and sleep disorders may occur.
Decaffeinated coffee is subjected to a process in which 98% of caffeine is eliminated and because of this it loses a large part of its nutrients without causing any damage.
It has a less vivid tone, its aroma is not as strong, does not give the feeling of energy like traditional coffee, does not help you lose weight. The advantage of decaffeinated coffee is that it does not give sleep disorders and increased blood pressure.
¿How many cups of decaf coffee is recommended to drink per day?
There are people who take decaffeinated coffee to reduce risks considering that it loses 98% of caffeine; it turns out that coffee has two own compounds, the cafestol y kahweol which are still present in the decaffeinated coffee. Although these two components prevent cancer, they increase cholesterol, stimulate the secretion of gastric juices and cause gastrointestinal reflux, irritable bowel or ulcers.
Conclusion, the same 400 milliliters that we should consume from traditional coffee are the same that we should consume from decaffeinated coffee.
Decaffeinated coffee vs traditional coffee.
According to scientific studies, it has been proven that obesity lies more in people who consume decaffeinated coffee, it may be due to the addition of sugars and dairy products or also because decaffeinated coffee loses the effect of caffeine It stimulates the movement and acceleration of metabolism which is what we burn fat.
It can be said that there is not much difference between decaffeinated coffee and traditional coffee, both have the same variability of pros and cons depending on the amount of consumption.
Benefits of coffee
Coffee improves several various aspects of brain function such as memory, mood, energy level, and cognitive function in general.
It helps us to burn fat Because it is present in most nutritional supplements, it is one of the few natural substances that help burn fat.
It improves physical performance, makes fat cells break down body fat, releasing it as free fatty acids, which we use as fuel when we play sports.
One cup of coffee contains essential nutrients
- Vitamin B2 It is responsible for the growth of the body and the production of red blood cells
- Vitamin B5 Responsible for generating energy.
- Magnesium. Responsible for the functioning of the muscular and nervous system, keeps the immune system healthy, keeps the heartbeat constant.
- Potassium. Regulation of cellular water for proper growth of the organism.
- Manganese. Bone system manager and hormone production.
- Niacin Responsible for the circulatory system, respiratory chain and good skin condition.
The best coffee time.
The Spanish coffee federation published an article indicating the best times to drink a cup of coffee:
After 9 am until 12 noon or after lunch until approximately 17:30 pm. These schedules are due to the presence of cortisol in the body, it is a hormone that participates to alert us when it is naturally produced in our body.
Coffee consumption worldwide.
Coffee, one of the most consumed beverages in the world
Every day 1.400.000.000 cups of coffee are taken in the world. Coffee is grown in more than 50 countries distributed in South America, Central America and the Caribbean, Asia and Africa.
Speaking of America, 67% is grown only in the Americas. Brazil, Vietnam and Colombia are the main producers.
Finland is the country where the highest amount of coffee is consumed per person and the United States has the highest global amount.
The world's largest coffee company, starbucks corporation, It is an international coffee chain founded in Washington (United States), with more than 24.000 stores in 70 countries. It has a special menu (Starbucks Coffee menu) that in addition to traditional coffee offers a wide variety of products such as espresso, milk, stained, with caramel, Frappuccino (drink created by registered brand starbucks), tea, soft drinks and snacks.