Category Archives: Coffee and Health

Frequently Asked Questions : Coffee and FLUID BALANCE

Frequently Asked Questions FLUID BALANCE Q:  Can coffee contribute to daily fluid intake? A:  Yes, healthy adults need two to three litres of fluid a day – more if they are physically active or the weather is hot or humid. This is approximately equivalent to daily losses. Drinks, foods and to a much lesser extent […]

Frequently Asked Questions : Coffee and CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

Frequently Asked Questions CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH Q:  Is coffee bad for the heart? A:  No. Research to date has shown that drinking coffee in moderation is not associated with the development of cardiovascular problems, including atherosclerotic disease, myocardial infarction, ventricular arrhythmias and hypertension. Q:  Can coffee lead to a deterioration in those patients with already diagnosed […]

Frequently Asked Questions : Coffee and Cancer

CANCER Q:  Do either coffee or caffeine cause cancer? A:  There is no conclusive evidence which suggests that this is so. Indeed, in 1997, the World Cancer Research Fund published a comprehensive review of diet and cancer. In regards to coffee it stated: “Most evidence suggests that regular consumption of coffee and/or tea has no […]

Coffee and Cardiovascular Health

Moderate coffee consumption is not associated with the development of heart conditions. The most recent report on cardiovascular disease from the Department of Health’s Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy concluded that `coffee drinking as practised in the United Kingdom does not appear to affect coronary heart disease risk’. (1) The British Heart Foundation […]

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