This is information from research published at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology on August 27, which examined the coffee drinking behavior of more than 468,000 people participating in the UK Biobank Study. Drinking a moderate amount of coffee may protect adults from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, computer back pain and more.
In terms of heart disease, an analysis of data from three large studies published in April found that drinking one or more cups of coffee a day was associated with a reduced risk of heart failure over the long term. Two studies found that compared with non-coffee drinkers, the risk of heart failure over time decreased by 5% to 12% for each cup of coffee consumed per day.
People enjoy coffee and cake at a restaurant in Paris (France), May 19
In the April study, decaffeinated coffee (decaf) showed no benefit. Instead, the analysis found a link between decaf coffee and an increased risk of heart failure.
Many coffee studies have only been done on drinking black coffee. Adding milk, sugar, flavors or non-dairy creamers can add more calories, sugar and fat, which may go against the heart-healthy benefits of coffee, the American Heart Association (AHA) says. recommendation. Most studies used a standard cup of coffee containing about 240 milliliters.
Drinking coffee with milk or cream can reduce the effects of coffee on health
However, it should be noted that some people need to be cautious in consuming coffee. A 2017 study found that drinking more than 4 cups a day during pregnancy was associated with low birth weight, premature births. People with sleep problems or uncontrolled diabetes should consult their doctor before adding caffeine to their diet.
And, finally, the benefits of coffee don’t apply to children — even teenagers shouldn’t drink coffee, colas, energy drinks or other beverages with any caffeine, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. .