The Effects of Coffee on the Human Body

Photo of a mug with coffee.

Photo of a mug with coffee.

Visal Ly, Writer

Coffee – notorious for the amounts of caffeine in a small, natural bean. 


Coffee is one of the most consumed morning drinks in the world. Yet, many do not know what is going on inside their bodies after consumption. 


Caffeine is one of the many chemicals naturally occurring inside coffee beans. The functions of caffeine may significantly aid many adults and students to keep awake as the brain’s adenosine receptors are blocked to allow for descending fatigue. 


Additional functions of coffee include: lowers the risk of type two diabetes, assists the body cut-down on body fat and weight. 


Some may be surprised, coffee can reinforce heart conditions. A study supported by the National Institutes of Health discovered that consuming three to five cups of coffee on a daily basis was connected to a 15% decreased threat of heart disease. 


However, there are considerable negatives in drinking coffee. Such as, high blood pressure, insomnia, and anxiety.