You get up and the first thing you do is drink a coffee. In the middle of the morning, another. After a soda cola and while you eat, you take another one. You finish and ask for one Milky and in the middle of the afternoon another with ice. Before dinner? Come on tea. Some people cannot even hold a conversation when they get up until they have had their necessary daily amount of breakfast caffeine.
You think you are addict? Drinks with this substance such as coffee or tea are full of antioxidants and may reduce the risk of diabetes, but there are valid reasons to drink a little less and Reduce your intake. If you have stomach problems, you feel nervous or you can't sleep well, they can be signs that you should decrease your consumption daily.
"Remove it completely it is not an easy option nor realistic for most people, "he says Karel Ansel, author of 'Healing Superfoods for Anti-Aging', to 'Men´s Health'. So what should you do? These are the tips of this expert in feeding to leave it the right way.
To start, don't think you should stop going out to have something outside. Think again. Do you think you can annihilate your cravings by avoiding the cafeteria or bar? Spoiler: no. "You don't want your brain to have a violent reaction. The side effects they are different for each person, but they generally include headaches, fatigue and concentration problems, "Ansel says.
Tolerance varies by person, but most adults can safely consume up to 400 mg per day.
Instead of adopting an all or nothing approach, the expert recommends cut the amount over a period of time. Set a goal and reduce consumption by approximately 25% each week. If you normally drink 30 coffees every seven days, try drinking 20 instead. In addition, food is also important.
Some studies suggest that you eat carbohydrate-rich diets is related to a worse sleep quality. A study published in 'Sleep' found that children who consumed more carbohydrates rested less hours each night. According to the expert, eat a protein-rich menu It helps increase energy because it provides a healthy combination.
Not everyone drinks coffee to stimulate themselves. If you have an energy drink or a soda every day at 2:00 pm, it is surely a custom that you have trouble losing. Replace them with a 10-minute walk to get some sun, exercise and energy. People who climbed the stairs for a quarter of an hour got as much energy as those who ingested 50 milligrams of caffeine (an espresso), according to an article published in 'Physiology & Behavior'.
Side effects are different for each person, but usually include headaches, fatigue and concentration problems.
Of course, you do not need to give up this substance if it does not interfere with your sleep, your gastrointestinal health or your nervous system. "A lot of people think they need to get rid of it and they don't," he explains. Just don't overdo it. Tolerance varies by person, but most adults can safely consume up to 400 mg daily Although it is the maximum recommended, the dose that improves performance in physical and intellectual work it is between 75 and 300, three cups of coffee maximum daily, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).