Does drinking coffee affect the liver?

Does drinking coffee affect the liver?

Drinking coffee not only helps you stay awake when needed, but also has the ability to prevent a number of diseases if used correctly. But many people with liver disease often worry that the use of coffee will affect the functioning of the liver. Let's find out with HatA Cafe!

1. The benefits and risks of drinking coffee

1.1. Benefits

In coffee there are many substances that are beneficial to our health. If used correctly and not abused, this product can bring many health benefits such as:

  • Provides more beneficial minerals such as vitamins B12, B5, B3, manganese, potassium, magnesium...
  • Improves brain function, helps maintain alertness. Coffee helps reduce fatigue, alertness, and increases energy for work because the chemical compounds in coffee prevent the brain from producing neurotransmitters in the brain.
  • Reduce excess body fat, help maintain a reasonable weight thanks to a few substances in coffee.
  • Reduce the risk of diabetes when using coffee properly.
  • Reduces the risk of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease.
  • Coffee consumption reduces the risk of depression by about 20% compared with non-users.
  • The liver is an organ with hundreds of different functions. This organ is vulnerable to damage for many reasons, if you drink coffee every day can prevent the risk of damage to the liver.

1.2. Risks
Coffee has a lot of beneficial effects on health if we take it right. However, if used in the wrong way, abuse is also a harmful factor to the body. Some of the side effects of coffee abuse can be experienced as:

Dangerous for children, if often used to keep themselves awake, there is a risk of causing abnormalities in the child's development. You may experience symptoms such as dizziness, nervousness, drowsiness, heart palpitations, vomiting, fainting...
Caffeine can cause insomnia: Caffeine in the body will stimulate the nerves, making us feel awake, difficult to sleep. So do not drink coffee before going to bed, especially those who have experienced insomnia.
Headache: If you drink a moderate amount of coffee regularly and regularly, caffeine can help relieve headaches. Overuse of this substance can cause headaches and lead to migraines.
Allergy to caffeine: Some people are sensitive to caffeine or other substances in coffee that will cause an allergic reaction such as a rash on the skin.
Causes chest pain: After drinking a lot of coffee, the heart contracts more strongly. When the heart contracts strongly, it can make you feel chest pain, affecting your health.
Disorders of bone growth: Caffeine interferes with bone growth and increases the risk of fractures. This effect is dose dependent, the more coffee the risk is higher. In particular, the school age, the bone development disorder affects the child's later growth in height and physique.

 

 

In addition, what is worrying is that we are at risk of drinking fake and unsafe coffee. If using these types of coffee not only will not help you get the benefits of coffee, but also face the consequences caused by the industrial production process. Some ingredients can be harmful such as colorants, thickeners, bitter flavoring agents, sweeteners, foaming agents…