Friday, May 29, 2015
How Many Cups of Coffee is safe to take per day?
Coffee has been a daily ritual for most of us, we can't function without having a cup of coffee in the morning. It has also a lot of health benefits like decreasing the risk of stroke and prostate cancer, it also known to fight depression in women. However, too much of anything is always bad.
According to the FDA, 400 mg per day of caffeine (approximately 4 cups of coffee) is a safe amount of caffeine for healthy adults. Taking too much caffeine (500mg above) can cause tremors, restlessness, irritability, insomnia and stomach upset.
Also a Mayo Clinic research found out that healthy young men who drinks over 28 cup of coffee weekly(above 4 cups of coffee a day) increase the risk of death from different causes of about 56%. As for healthy younger woman the increase is 100%.