How much Black Coffee is good for your health?

Black coffee is the Powerhouse of Antioxidants: Let us find out how many cups you can drink in a day

Switching to black coffee is not a child’s play. We know how much you love your cup of coffee and making this choice could be painful.  But research says switching to black coffee can do wonders for your health.  Black coffee can heal if consumed in the right amount. Black coffee is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients. There are numerous health benefits of consuming black coffee. It boosts memory, is beneficial for the liver, good for diabetic patients, cleanses your stomach and helps in weight loss. Do you want us to give you more reasons to switch to black coffee?


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Before you make your mind to switch to black coffee, it is important to understand its health benefits & side effects. Let us find out how many cups you can drink in a day


According to Mayo Clinic, you can drink up to 4 cups in a day. The daily limit is 400 mg per day, an average of 100 mg per cup. Black coffee has no carbs and calories and it is a diet-friendly drink that can energize you. The only thing you need to keep in mind is to drink it in moderation.


Let us take a look at the benefits of drinking black coffee

1.Want to shed off the weight?  It helps in rapid weight loss by making you work out more. It is advisable to have it 30 minutes before you hit the gym. It boosts your metabolism by 50 per cent and burns belly fat as it a fat-burning beverage.


2. Decrease the risk of diabetes:  Drinking black coffee every day can reduce the risk of diabetes which can later damage your organ. As per health experts, coffee helps in controlling diabetes by increasing insulin production.


3. Improves your mood and makes you happy:   According to health experts,  drinking black coffee is the best remedy to fight depression. Have 2 cups of black coffee every day and keep depression or anxiety at bay.


4. Bye Bye Gout: Researches have shown that people who drank more than 4 cups of black coffee in a day has a 57 per cent reduced risk of gout. Even if someone has it, black coffee tends to help to relieve its symptoms.

5. Makes you feel happy all the time: Drinking black coffee every day improves your mood and thus makes you happy. Also, coffee makes you age gracefully. It boosts dopamine levels in the body.


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Now, let us take a look at why it should be taken in moderation

As they say, “Excess of everything is bad and so is true for black coffee”.  It is important to have black coffee in moderation.  Too much black coffee can lead to anxiety and stress. Too much intake of caffeine can mess with your sleeping pattern. It is always advisable to avoid having black coffee a few hours before you sleep. Excessive intake of black coffee can lead to acidity in the stomach.


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(Consume it in the right amount)



If you were planning to switch to black coffee for a long time, then do not give it a second thought. Switch to black coffee right away, but do not forget to drink it in moderation. Well, we hope you got enough reasons to say goodbye to your regular coffee. But just keep in mind switching to black coffee isn’t that easy. Gradually make it your habit.


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Parul Srivastava

She likes to express herself through her write-ups. She doesn’t believe in doing different things but she enjoy doing things differently.
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