Disadvantages Of Coffee

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Coffee is a hot drink made from the seeds/coffee beans of a tropical plant called the coffee plant (Dictionary, n.d.) According to legend, coffee originated from Ethiopia, Kaffa whereby the fruit of the coffee plant, known as coffee cherries, were eaten by slaves (Organization, 2007). Coffee drinking or the knowledge of coffee drinking seems to have come about in the 15th century (Wikipedia, 2011) It has become increasingly popular worldwide and it is consumed daily by many people. In the United Sates it is calculated that 54% of adults (over the age of 18) consume coffee on a daily basis. 60% of coffee drinkers in the U.S claim they need coffee to start their day (Anon., 2014). It is worth over $100 billion worldwide, making
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Its' caffeine was seen as unhealthy and bad for a person's body and coffee itself was seen as a health risk because of its' containments. However, recently researchers have discovered that coffee can provide a variety of health benefits such as lowering the risk of multiple sclerosis, being a strong source of antioxidants, reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes, an energy boost and many others.
In this research project, I will outline the advantages and disadvantages of drinking coffee and I will investigate whether or not coffee is providing health benefits or if it is right to still think of as a danger to our bodies. I will investigate how many young people consume coffee and discuss whether or not this is a good thing. The negative and positive attributes of coffee will be discussed throughout and I will come to the conclusion of whether or not coffee is healthy for
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It seems that most people consume the right amount of cups a day which will result in coffee being beneficial and nourishing for you. However, it does show that most of the women surveyed add ingredients to their coffee which will result in the coffee becoming unhealthy for you. The research has proven to show that coffee can have benefits such as decreasing the risk of heart disease, reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease, decrease the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, decrease the risk of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis(PSC), it can lower the risk of cirrhosis in alcohol drinkers and lowering the risk of strokes. Although coffee can have negative effects such as depression, insomnia, high blood pressure and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, if consumed in moderation, coffee is more likely to have more benefits than health risks. From the research I have gathered, it is apparent that the answer to whether coffee has more benefits than risks is moderation. If you consume coffee wisely, you can nourish your body and decrease the risk of the occurrence of many diseases but if you consume too much, you will react to it
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