While im sitting here enjoying my morning cup of coffee thinking about what to write. I remembered how many times my clients have asked me about caffeine. Coffee has many pros and cons and those depend on consumption amounts and health history.
Having a cup of coffee for your morning pick me up keeps you well below the recommended dosage of caffeine (Health Canada recommends no more than 400mg, about 3 cups). Remember that caffeine is found in other food items as well, so be mindful if your watching your caffeine consumption.
Did you know that caffeine is a natural ingredient? Its found in coffee beans, tea, cocoa, guarana and many other natural sources.
When consuming coffee its important to keep up with your water consumption as caffeine can dehydrate you. On top of your 2-3 litres of water a day for every cup of caffeinated beverage you consume should be replaced with an extra cup of water.
Since woman need to be conscious of bone density loss try adding a calcium supplement to your diet if you’re a heavy consumer of caffeine( if its ok with your Doctor)
Some people with pre-existing health conditions or who are sensitive to caffeine should stay away.
So if you keep your consumption low and sit back and really enjoy your morning cup you shouldn’t need to worry about that cup of joe.


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