is coffee good for some people?



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    While some argue coffee has adverse health effects, there is some evidence pointing to health benefits of coffee. If consumed in moderation, caffeine’s anti-inflammatory properties counters decrease risk of heart disease, stroke, and type two diabetes. Coffee consumption also lowers one’s risk for liver cancer.

  2. jw
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    Coffee is a rich source of antioxidants, and due to its popularity accounts for the most antioxidants consumed by americans.  It has also shown in studies to protect against some times of cancer as well as parkinson’s.  However coffee can also lead to high blood pressure and an increased heart rate, along with causing stomach irritation, and is bad for people who suffer from acid reflux disease.  While more research is needed to determine the true overall health effects of coffee, one or two cups per day is believed to be beneficial.

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    For most people the health benefits seem to outweigh the health risks.  According to recent studies – there has been no real connection betwen coffee and increased risk of cancer or heart disease.  Coffee may have benefits, such as protection against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver cancer.  Coffee does contain a high number of antioxidants.

    However, high consumption of coffee is associated with mild elevations in cholesterol levels and two or more cups can increase the risk of heart disease in people with a very specific and fairly common genetic mutation that slows the breakdown of caffeine in the body. 

    Coffee in moderation and without adding cream and sugar (additional fat and calories) is probalby fine.

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    Although there can be adverse health effects to drinking coffee, some people are able to use it as an effective cure for migraines. The caffeine in coffee constricts the blood vessels in the brain, reducing pain and easing migraine symptoms. Some people are even able to stave off a migraine by drinking a cup of coffee if they feel one coming on. The caffeine can also aid your body in absorbing other medications—caffeine is sometimes an ingredient in over-the-counter migraine medications for both its blood vessel-constricting properties as well as its aid to the body in medication absorption.

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