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Black coffee can be bitter but cutting out the sugar is less abrupt if you add a splash of whole milk or even half-and-half — a half tablespoon has just 10 calories — and the fat helps cut the edge, adds body and creates a velvety smooth finish. Despite what you may have heard, there are plenty of good things to be said about coffee. It’s high in antioxidants and linked to a reduced risk of many diseases. However, it also contains.

The coffee diet was developed by Dr. Bob Arnot, who claims that coffee can help you lose weight. On this plan, you drink at least 3 cups (720. Alix Turoff is a registered dietitian, certified personal trainer, and virtual nutrition coach. She is the author of Lose Your Belly Fat Cookbook.; Amanda Baker Lemein is a Chicago-based registered dietitian.

She has both clinical and counseling training, working with clients for a variety of nutrition needs including weight loss, emotional eating, prenatal nutrition, and. Studies have shown that caffeine may improve your mood, help your brain work better and improve performance during exercise. A regular java habit is associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Additionally, in one study, caffeine was linked to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

A cup of black coffee contains less than 3 calories. Therefore, coffee in your diet only becomes harmful to weight-loss goals when it’s loaded with sugar and cream. The American Heart Association recommends that sugar make up no more than 100 calories a day for women, or about 6 teaspoons of sugar. As Arnot details in his book, drinking at least three cups of coffee a day will, yes, prevent disease, but also help you burn fat.

This amount of coffee will “boost your metabolism. But I think the evidence is good that for people in general—outside of a few populations, such as pregnant women, or people who have trouble controlling their blood pressure or blood sugar—coffee is one of the good, healthy beverage choices. 5. Why does it seem like scientists keep flip-flopping on whether coffee is bad for you or good for you?

Also, some studies suggest that if you’re pregnant, high levels of caffeine consumption could increase your chance of preterm birth or miscarriage. Water is probably your best bet to stay hydrated. It’s calorie-free, caffeine-free, inexpensive and readily available. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee.

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List of related literature:

“A lot ofnew research suggests that coffee—in moderation—is fine,” says Molly Kimball, RD, a sports and lifestyle nutritionist at the Ochner Health System’s Elmwood Fitness Center in New Orleans.

“The Doctors Book of Food Remedies: The Latest Findings on the Power of Food to Treat and Prevent Health Problems From Aging and Diabetes to Ulcers and Yeast Infections” by Selene Yeager, Editors of Prevention
from The Doctors Book of Food Remedies: The Latest Findings on the Power of Food to Treat and Prevent Health Problems From Aging and Diabetes to Ulcers and Yeast Infections
by Selene Yeager, Editors of Prevention
Rodale Books, 2008

Other epidemiology studies, summarized in Table 15.8.1, have similarly revealed that coffee consumption is associated with several positive health outcomes, including reduced rates of certain cancers, obesity, and metabolic syndrome.

“Microbiology and Technology of Fermented Foods” by Robert W. Hutkins
from Microbiology and Technology of Fermented Foods
by Robert W. Hutkins
Wiley, 2018

Findings vary considerably between studies, with some finding high levels of coffee consumption associated with protective effects for ovarian cancer development and others finding significant increases in risk.

“Tea in Health and Disease Prevention” by Victor R. Preedy
from Tea in Health and Disease Prevention
by Victor R. Preedy
Elsevier Science, 2012

DeMarzo, a medical doctor with the American Cancer Society, warns that “while these results show the benefits of a high-fat diet for the prevention of cognitive impairment, the same diet proves to increase the risk of cancer and heart disease.”

“Health Opportunities Through Physical Education” by Corbin, Charles B, McConnell, Karen, Le Masurier, Guy, Corbin, David, Farrar, Terri
from Health Opportunities Through Physical Education
by Corbin, Charles B, McConnell, Karen, et. al.
Human Kinetics, 2014

The first, published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, suggests that regular coffee consumption may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, at least in laboratory mice.

“Nutrition For Dummies” by Carol Ann Rinzler
from Nutrition For Dummies
by Carol Ann Rinzler
Wiley, 2011

There is an as-yet unverified report of evi. dence linking coffee and cancer of the pancreas.

“Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs” by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, Anna Carr
from Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs
by Claire Kowalchik, William H. Hylton, Anna Carr
Rodale Books, 1998

Coffee taken in moderation seems to protect sufferers of type-2 diabetes, probably through its active antioxidant content.

“Kitchen Medicine: Household Remedies for Common Ailments and Domestic Emergencies” by Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal
from Kitchen Medicine: Household Remedies for Common Ailments and Domestic Emergencies
by Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal
Lyons Press, 2011

However, in moderate amounts coffee has more health benefits than negative effects and may be protective against liver disease, type 2 diabetes, and Parkinson’s disease.

“Food, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions [2 volumes]” by Paul Fieldhouse
from Food, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions [2 volumes]
by Paul Fieldhouse
ABC-CLIO, 2017

Regarding coffee consumption and the reduction of metabolic syndrome indicators, several studies have reported that the main causes of improvement are weight and adiposity loss [42–46], while changes in caloric

“Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity” by Ronald Ross Watson
from Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Abdominal Obesity
by Ronald Ross Watson
Elsevier Science, 2014

Combined with ability of coffee components that also improve insulin resistance and glucose tolerance, the free radical scavenging effects of coffee phytochemicals may help reduce CVD-related mortality in diabetic patients.

“Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” by Rotimi E. Aluko
from Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
by Rotimi E. Aluko
Springer New York, 2012

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  • I feel like my bones have gotten weaker these days. I wonder if it’s because I’ve been drinking a little bit too much of coffee and tea. ��

  • The oldest person to ever live drank a cup of coffee w/ milk every morning. She lived to 122 years old. It is good for you, IN MODERATION. 1-2 cups a day, just like wine.

  • It’s probably just from the fact that it inhibits iron absorption, and thus lowers ferritin, which when over 100 increases all cause mortality…

  • The amount of coffee drunk by one person in one day being depicted in this video is actually dangerous. Look up chubbyemu’s video on that.

  • Coffee increases cortisol. Cortisol increases blood sugar and subquently insulin to cover that blood glucose increase. I’m severely insulin resistant and I feel I do better with blood sugar control and weight loss by not consuming coffee.

  • Coffee pushes waste through system whether its ready to be passed or not. Food is digested through multiple processes first by commencal bacteria and enzymes in the gut but also in the lower intestine and the anus. Undigested proteins in the body pass through your gut and intestinal lining which is only a millimeter thick and these cause allergies and fatigue your immune system. If you’re drinking it everyday and throughout the day you’re wearing down your system. It’s also highly acidic.

    AND ONE MORE THING: He’s great and I am grateful for his videos but he is disingeneously introducing himself as a doctor. He is a chiropractor not an MD trained in internal medicine.

  • I have been drinking coffee sense I was 8 years old, I’m 18 now and I can’t go a day with out a cup. During school I have 2-3 cups but I’m not addicted I just love coffee.

  • hi I have a question!
    I’m 14 and my days are very busy and I have so much things to do ( I need to study, I’m training volleyball so I have a training every event) and don’t have enough time across the day to do all the things which I need to do and I always stay awake in late night hours and when I finish all things it’s 1 am (most often) and I need to get up at 6:45 am because my school starts at 7:30 am and I’m really sleepy if I don’t take a coffee every morning and I can’t focus in school or lather when I’m studying so I’m used to drink coffee every single morning
    my question is what can happen to my because I’m just 14 and I’m scared because you said that it’s not healthy to take a coffee if you’re in high school so please give me some advises what to do or can I continue in this way please reply me

  • I stop drinking coffee and my productivity increased. Also, I go sleep so much better. Not going back to drinking anything with caffeine. Used to drink coffee every day because of work but now, I’m happy for quiting the drug.

  • Coffee is the most powerful legal drug. I quit coffee and my head exploded for 1 week. Better digestion overall, I will never drink again. Maybe from time to time one decaf, just for the antioxidants

  • Wow. Thank You Doc. I’m from Ethiopia and our fathers and mothers knew that Coffee is very good to our health. Long long time ago.

  • Is it possible to become shorter in height? Does losing or gaining weight effect your height? (ALSO I SUBSCRIBED LITERALLY AFTER YOUR SECOND VIDEO! I can tell your gonna be one of my FAVORITE YouTubers! KEEP IT UP!)

  • I’m italian and we are used to drinking espresso shots at night with no problem. I have 3 espresso shots in the morning into early afternoon and have maybe 1 or 2 more in late after noon…. I think I definitely developed a tolerance… are espresso shots healthier than American coffee? My dad always says espresso is good for the heart.. is that true??

  • 2 cups of green tea a little after my breakfast and 1 cup of coffee pre training makes me a lot more productive in all aspects of my life. Of course along with a whole foods plant based diet! ��

  • Good coffee is good for you and bad coffee is bad for you. It’s that simple in moderation. Look towards farming practices rather than propaganda.

    Also never forget coffee has tried to be outlawed by kings because it inspires and sobers the people.

  • Dr Axe, what is your take on ‘bulletproof’ coffee (with MCT Oil) and coffee that also contains garcinia cambogia and ganoderma lucidium?

  • Hello Doc, I have two months no coffee, I had decade coffee a week a ago for two consecutive days but I did notice the next day I was shredding again, main reason I stopped having it., any ideas why that occurs?

  • Hi Abraham,I am laughing as you can be so amusing.Your a little hyper, so interesting. Your advice is great.Well accomplished, Abraham. Thank you so very much.

  • I love this Q & A session. I had one question. What is your take on herbal medicine and is it effective and can a pharmacist practice as a medical herbalist?

  • coffee is a poison but it’s a great product to sell kids and adults. fuck them right up.
    my life was better in every way before i became addicted to caffeine!

  • Hey doc you mean the roasted coffee is Got massive amounts of antioxidants? Really I didn’t know you can roast the heck out of coffee green bean coffee and still have any antioxidants At all left in it. So you’re saying I can go roast a green coffee bean which does have lots and lots of antioxidants,Roast it till it is black, And still have lots and lots of antioxidants left in it. If you believe that I got a bridge to sell to you.

  • This is huge, I have an autoimmune disease and I never even considered coffee (which I drink quite a bit of) could be adding to the problem. I’m so glad I found this video!

  • its not the bloody chocolate causing the arrhythmia in the woman, its the salbutamol, jesus dude, carn. Love the message you spread but their is bias evidence in your work

  • Dr. Greger said the effect of drinking coffee on health was ‘modest’, then said it worked out that for every extra cup of coffee you drink per day, you reduce your chances of dying by 3%. So 4 extra cups cups a day could mean a 12% less risk of dying! that might be an extra 10 years of life! That is not modest.

  • I used to drink 800 mgs a day. I would get massive headaches if I drank over or under that amount. I quit for a few months and now drink close to 400 mgs a day with no effects that I notice so 400 mgs being safe makes sense. Thanks for the video

  • Hasan at the end of the video: “We may never know if coffee is good or bad for you..”(direct answer to the title of the video you clicked on for an answer)

    You: “Here goes 8 minutes of my life for nothing.”

  • Through the intemperance begun at home, the digestive organs first become weakened, and soon ordinary food does not satisfy the appetite. Unhealthy conditions are established, and there is a craving for more stimulating food. Tea and coffee produce an immediate effect. Under the influence of these poisons the nervous system is excited, and in some cases, for the time being, the intellect seems to be invigorated, the imagination more vivid. Because these stimulants produce such agreeable results, many conclude that they really need them; but there is always a reaction. The nervous system has borrowed power from its future resources for present use, and all this temporary invigoration is followed by a corresponding depression. The suddenness of the relief obtained from tea and coffee, is an evidence that what seems to be strength is only nervous excitement, and consequently must be an injury to the system.The appetite CTBH 31.2 CTBH 31.3

    Through the intemperance begun at home, the digestive organs first become weakened, and soon ordinary food does not satisfy the appetite. Unhealthy conditions are established, and there is a craving for more stimulating food. Tea and coffee produce an immediate effect. Under the influence of these poisons the nervous system is excited, and in some cases, for the time being, the intellect seems to be invigorated, the imagination more vivid. Because these stimulants produce such agreeable results, many conclude that they really need them; but there is always a reaction. The nervous system has borrowed power from its future resources for present use, and all this temporary invigoration is followed by a corresponding depression. The suddenness of the relief obtained from tea and coffee, is an evidence that what seems to be strength is only nervous excitement, and consequently must be an injury to the system.The appetite CTBH 31.2 CTBH 31.3

  • You didn’t talk about espresso? I have 4 espressos shots, that’s it, every morning for the last 2 years? Yes on the water tip, any negatives in the long run

  • Coffee is not much of anything for you. If it had strong effects, we’d have seen them unambiguously by now. It tastes bad, and I prefer tea, but odds are it’s not going to save or kill you.

  • It is pretty well known that when you drink coffee, your blood vessels constrict and become narrow. I can’t see how this would be ok, especially if your have any kind of artery disease or anything. I was a big coffee drinker until I thought about that. Gave up coffee a few days ago and now eating more foods high in nitric oxide compounds to open up the blood vessels.

  • 1. After water is Tea and then coffee.
    2. More coffee, more health benefits. I don’t believe this crap.
    3. Coffee doesn’t taste sweet or good. Sugar makes that. Try to drink coffee without sugar, you will vomit.
    And I am not against Coffee or Dr. oz. I like both of them.

  • Thanxs great to hear from you again it’s been a long time since I’ve received notification from you but I’ll go directly see what I’ve missed Abraham

  • Hi Abraham. Im Dina pharmacist from indonesia. I love to watch your videos. It teach me alot about the basic that sometime i forget to say to my patient.

    Go go go abraham. Success for your channel. And when you come to indonesia you can contact me for more [email protected] gmail.com ������

  • Sooo, what about those who drink it before studying? And does it really help you to study more or it’s just a myth?
    Thank you so much

  • Hey Guys, i have a question:

    I quit caffeein a month ago. Agreed, i feel less anxious and have much better sleep BUT Im still not super energized all day long. Sometimes, particulary ad midday and late morning I still feel like I need a coffee or smth, i feel not really alert and motivated. Since it is already a month since i skipped MY QUESTION IS

    :

    will this get any better with time? Any experiences from long-term-quitters? I would be very happy if you could share your experiences with me:-)

    Thanks.

    Bene

  • If you suffer from anxiety, panic attacks disorders, anxious and suffer insomnia 6 cups of coffee a day will really make things worse. I ain’t no doctor but this should of been mentioned

  • Switched brands, turns out the new brand is waaay stronger than the old brand. And now I can see all the hertz in my monitor’s refresh rate, my co-worker’s skeleton and the future. Is coffee bad for you? Only if you don’t like X-ray vision and an understanding on a metaphysical level of the color of an atom of astatine.

  • Remember, correlation does not necessarily imply or prove correlation.  Elevated levels of creamed coffee intake my cause public masterbation.

  • One cup in the morning using two TBSP of coffee (one half ‘Starbucks strength’) satisfies the desire for coffee. One half ounce of 100% cacao with coffee. Green tea the rest of the day. Usually two cups using two tea bags per cup steeped for two minutes.
    Steeping for only two minutes reduces bitterness and tea is enjoyable without adding sugar. This tip I picked up from my son.

  • What is all this shit about plant based vegan vegetarian lately!! Are people f×!”in stupid???? Eat yer dang fruit and veggies..its always been that way…duh…eat meat only once a weak…for petes sake it even says that as far back as Jesus in the Bible….stupid f×!”°s

  • I drink coffee daily. I drink teas of various sorts, also daily. I live out of a blender on some occasions, workout hard five days a week and at 69 I’m stronger than 99.999% of gentlemen my age. Works okay for me!

  • Be careful about what this doctor says. Caffeine is a drug. People with high blood pressure, heart palpitations, anxiety, depression ext.. need to watch how much caffeine they consume. I’m kinda shocked a doctor would say to drink 6 cups a day. I wonder if this clown sits on the board of Starbucks or some other coffee giant… pretty sad. No cool Dr Oz!

  • Question I’m very scared that I can’t drink caffeine forever I’m 12 years old everyday when I go to school my grandma always make me coffee everyday and my grandma was scrolling down to Facebook and she found this video I don’t know what it’s called she told me that that’s why my heart is beating so fast because of caffeine and I was very upset that I can’t drink caffeine i know it’s for me to be healthy but my favorite soda that has caffeine I really wanna ask u this question because I wanna know if it’s true or no

  • Dr. Axe, I didn’t hear you mention another toxin in coffee that is a carcinogen, and that is acrylamide. The darker the roast, the more it contains.

  • Other than perhaps being a bit too wired, I haven’t come across any health experts say exactly why 4 cups of coffee should be the limit. I drink probably close to 2 pots of coffee per day. Straight black coffee. There’s no calories, lots of antioxidants and other nutrients. Why stop at 4?

  • I drink coffee day and night, am 65 and healthy. Never spent a night in a hospital, only been to an emergency room once due to a cut. I have learned that you can ask any question from the academic community and get different answers on everything. Might as well just live your life as you see fit, using a balance in everything. Excess causes problems not moderation. This is my way of seeing things. Has worked for me.

  • Its BAD! Common sense! It’s a drug! It dehydrates the body and stresses the adrenals..it depletes minerals and vitamins and it makes us acidic which is not good!

  • All plants are toxic. Coffee is hot water poured over a sludge of toxic seeds full of a neurotoxin called caffeine. Garbage. Look at this guy. He’s so malnourished it’s insane anyone would listen to this guy. Veganism is an anti human religion.

  • You know a doctor is full of shit when they tell you that you can have 10 to 15% lower risk of death if you drink 6 cups of coffee a day! ��

  • So bottom line, “We don’t know”? But how hard can it be to fucking find out? If “we don’t know” is the official answer, I’m pretty sure the coffee industry is suppressing the truth and it’s actually bad for us.

  • Happy Earth Day! I learned something new today. I had no idea levothyroxine interferes with coffee. Thanks Abraham, i’ll let my mother know.

  • I take two cups of coffee a day! I wake up with a cup and another at midday! I drink water through-out the day and have breakfast at 16h00 and dinner between 20:00 and 21:00! I take dark chocolate and turmeric and almond milk at bed-time! COFFEE IS MY MAJOR SUCCESS AT INTERMITTENT FASTING!

  • I only drink one cup in the morning and not even every morning. In the evening I changed to decafe, but still only one cup. I gave up pop 7 years ago and only drink La Croix (and similar) water.

  • I like most of Hasan’s material but this video was filled with a bunch of time wasting fluff that made the important information of the piece hard to follow. Lots of wasted time that loses the focus of the listener and then they jump back in and yell a bunch of stuff at you quickly because, ‘GET IT?! COFFEEEE!!!’ Have more consideration for your audience. Bad job.

  • Once i drank a cup of coffee during my exam preperation i realised it helps reduce my uncomfy yawns and fatiauge. Now iam an ddict and my mom banned coffee and now all i do is sleep on floor or bathroom and fail in exams. I even fainted once and was taken to emergency ward where the doc said its an addiction side effect and my desi parents thought i did smoking but they realised its not that it was the instant coffee. Now i drink herbal spice tea even if i dont want to. Pls if ur a brown kid i suvgest now to drink coffee anyways.

  • AWAKE YET PEOPLE? Most conventionally grown coffee plants are hybrids developed to flourish in open sun. Coffee naturally prefers the shade, but a crop grown in thick forest is more difficult to tend and harvest, and cannot be planted as densely.

    Forests are cleared to make room for open fields in which to grow mass amounts of this sun-loving coffee variety. Production increases, but the wild ecosystem of flora and fauna is DEMOLISHED. Natural pest-deterrents, like birds and lizards, are left without a habitat – and coffee-ruining insects overpopulate, leading to more pesticide use. And without the natural fertilizer of these ecosystems (bird droppings, leaf litter, and natural decay) the use of chemical fertilizer increases.

  • Hi I am Gurjas Singh Sethi I live in Mumbai India. It’s summer in India and temperature is increasing day by day I am getting rashes on my body what should I do?

  • ridiculous……you cant use a huge study to justify any health benefits from caffeine because every individual is different in their health issues and for many people coffee is an addictive poison which will result in big problems for them over time. Problems include everything from heart arrhythmia to IBS and arthritis and conjunctivitis..not to mention psychological issues!!…any substance that involves a painful withdrawal pattern should be suspect and denial such as scientific denial is just plain and simply flawed reasoning. Sure it may not hurt some people but for many it is a curse.

  • hi thanks for your information! glad that you share that:) you can check mine if you interested about java coffee from indonesia:) thanks

  • I’m not sick. But I do coffee enemas every morning. Cos I can do 4 days without going to the toilet without the enema. Is that right? I’ve done everything to help my bowel movement.. high fiber, exercise etc. Nothing worked. Just the enema. So what do you think.

  • Hi Dr. Axe what’s your take on decaf coffee for a “coffee lover” who has autoimmune issues digestive issues and adrenal issues and has had to cut out regular coffee but misses it dearly.

  • Another weak video without any story or direction. Sheep continue to click the ‘like’ button though. You have so much potential though Hasan, please focus on something meaningful with some continuity. Please.