Pros & Cons of Coffee Consumption

There are a variety of pros and cons to consuming coffee. Below is a summary of pros and cons combined from various sources.

Pros Cons
  • Boosts vision & heart health
  • Full of antioxidant
  • Gives extra energy to workout
  • Gives a mental boost just by inhaling coffee beans
  • Increase alertness & concentration
  • Lowers the risk of developing depression especially in females
  • Lowers the risk of a stroke
  • Promotes the production of endorphins such as serotonin, & and noradrenaline
  • Provides vitamins such as B2, B5 and potassium
  • Reduces the risk of developing type two diabetes, cirrhosis and liver cancer
  • Stimulates the rate at which body disposes fat by rubbing into skin and boost endorphins such as &
  • Can cause insomnia because it blocks the flow of melatonin
  • Can develop a tolerance
  • Can meddle with some medication
  • Changes mood(s) (jittery, agitated, all over the place)
  • Gives you bad breath and yellow teeth
  • Has been linked to low birth weight babies
  • Withdrawal headaches if consumption is skipped
  • 97% are sprayed with chemicals if not grown, harvested or roasted properly
  • Excess consumption can cause:
    • Dehydration if you don’t drink water
    • Heartburn drinking on an empty stomach
    • Increases the chance of developing stomach ulcers
    • Increase heart rate
    • Release of the stress hormone called cortisol
    • Increase blood pressure
    • Palpitations
    • Hyperventilating
    • Sweating