The effects of coffee consumption on aging



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The effects of coffee consumption on aging

Although coffee is not an unhealthy drink, there are several coffee-drinking habits that will make you age faster. Namely, nutritionist Lisa Moskovitz said in an interview for Eat This, Not That magazine that you should not drink coffee before breakfast because it can cause serious health problems.

"Skipping this prime meal time can lead to a less nutritious diet," she says. "A breakfast consisting of fresh fruit, whole grains, and nuts or seeds instead of skipping breakfast and going straight to coffee" she adds.

Light and sweet coffee.

Sugar also significantly affects aging. For this reason, you should never add a large amount of sugar to your coffee. "Moderate amounts of sugar in your diet is okay, but going overboard with sugar packets every time you need a pick-me-up may stack up over time," says Moskovitz.

You should always drink water with your coffee. Otherwise, dehydration can occur, which has a negative effect on the skin, digestion and energy level. According to Moskovitz, forgetting to chase your caffeine with water, "can lead to dehydration that can negatively impact your skin, digestion, energy levels, nutrient absorption, and even joints."

Never consume coffee in the evening because it will disturb your sleep. Research published in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine showed that just one night of poor sleep affects the aging of the body. "Caffeine is a stimulant that, when consumed too close to bedtime, will disrupt adequate rest.

Poor sleep can wreak havoc on recovery, immune system, mood, energy, metabolism, and everything in between." she says.

Artificial sweeteners should be avoided.

"Not only are [these sweeteners] nutritionally void, but non-nutritive sweeteners such as sucralose and aspartame can harm insulin levels and gut health, which influences all vital pathways in the body, and lead you to crave more sweets in general throughout the day."