More and more people began to drink coffee, but there are a lot of misconceptions about coffee. Let’s look at the truth.
Myth: Coffee can make people addictive.
These words have a certain authenticity, but it will depend on your understanding of “addiction”. For the central nervous system, the coffee is a kind of stimulant. If you often drink coffee, the body can produce its mild dependence. But the coffee does not like other addictive drugs, which will damage the body and mental health. But if you suddenly stop drinking coffee, there may be have some symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, anxiety, irritability, depression and an inability to concentrate and other symptoms, but these symptoms only last a few days.
Myth: Coffee can cause insomnia.
The body will absorb and digest caffeine as soon as possible. Half-life of caffeine is very short. Generally speaking, you just need only 4-5 hours, so you can deplete the body half coffee. After 8-10 hours, the caffeine in the body has consumed about 75%. So if a person drank coffee in the morning, their night’s sleep is not affected. But if you drink coffee in the evening, sleep may be affected.
Myth: Women who try to get pregnant should not drink coffee.
Studies have shown that a small amount of coffee do not have the relationship with pregnancy, miscarriage, birth defects, premature birth and low birth rates. But for those who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant ladies had best do not intake of more than 200 mg of caffeine a day, because large amounts of caffeine can cause miscarriage.
Myth: Coffee has dehydration effect.
Coffee will make you have the urge to urinate, but this loss is offset back. Although coffee has played a minor role of diuretics, studies show that coffee does not cause dehydration.
Myth: Coffee will make people awake.
People stubbornly believe that coffee will make people awake, so they will drink coffee with wine, but the fact showed that their reaction time and judgment decreased. Studies have shown that coffee drinking and college students also are more likely an accident.