The Health Effects Of Coffee Consumption

1181 Words Mar 18th, 2015 5 Pages
Abstract The health effects of coffee consumption have been controversial for many years. My claim is that moderate coffee consumption is beneficial for health. Moderate amount of coffee can possibly prevent people from some disease risks, provide high content of antioxidant for people and improve physical performance as well as brain functions. Too much coffee consumption may have adverse effects on health. Thus, the amount of coffee should be moderate in order to maximize the positive health effects.

Introduction

Coffee is one of the most popular and favorite beverages in the world. In western countries, in particular, coffee is commonly consumed each day. There even has a coffee competition in the World Coffee Events every year. Since coffee contains a chemical component known as caffeine which has stimulant effects on psycho activity, some people regard coffee intake as an unhealthy habit.

Coffee: beneficial or not?

In fact, many people are concerned about the controversy that whether drinking coffee is beneficial for health or not where scientists argued over years. In this paper, I am going to argue that moderate amount of coffee consumption is beneficial for health. Specifically, drinking moderate amount of coffee can possibly prevent people from diseases such as Alzheimer 's and Parkinson 's disease, add up daily antioxidant intake and improve physical performance as well as brain functions. I will provide evidence below to support these reasons.…
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