Did you know that after water, coffee is the most popular beverage in the world? Although we are a country that cannot give up tea, we consume more than 1 kg of coffee per person per year.
Looking at the health effects of coffee, it’s not hard to understand why it’s so popular. Because regular coffee consumption;
• It helps us feel less tired by increasing our energy level.
• By increasing our metabolic rate, it supports fat burning.
It shows a protective effect against depression.
•It improves our physical performance.
It reduces our risk of developing neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.
•Associated with a lower risk of stroke and fatal heart disease.
Although its effects are so diverse, we use coffee more to start the day. So, is it okay to drink coffee as soon as you get up in the morning? Is there a time to drink coffee?
Studies draw attention to times when cortisol levels are low. In other words, the ideal times to drink coffee are between 09:30 and 11:00 in the morning and between 13:00 and 17:00 in the afternoon.
Timing alone is not enough, the amount consumed is also very important. Daily coffee consumption should be kept between ½ to 3 cups.
There are forty varieties as well as forty years’ sake. Avoid coffees with high sugar content, cream and syrup. Filter coffee, Turkish coffee and soluble coffees are among the healthy alternatives that can be preferred.
Also, although many people use coffee on an empty stomach to suppress appetite, drinking coffee on a full stomach is a better option when long-term health outcomes are monitored.
We talked about when, how, how much. Who you drink your coffee with is up to you. We have heard that coffee with your loved ones tastes better and has less calories.
Don’t forget to drink water with your coffee! Healthy days…