Saturday, August 13, 2011

Antioxidant effect of coffee: Against cellular aging

Antioxidant effect of coffee: Against cellular aging.

Its deficiency in the body generates the deterioration and death of cells. However, we must ensure its moderate consumption

n the morning, afternoon or evening, in a social gathering, after school or during work hours, full, past or no sugar. Drinking coffee is for many a habit, part of our routine, so we tend not to notice their effects on health . "His absence in the body produces deterioration and death of cells," says Mary Esther Lizano Bazalar, Cayetano Heredia hospital nutritionist.

Coffee contains substances called polyphenols which functions are antioxidants , they help to delay aging of cells. Coffee consumption in our body can eliminate free radicals can damage cells and cause alterations in the body.

It has caffeine as one of its essential components, which acts as a stimulant diuretic on the central nervous system, heart, veins, arteries and kidneys. It helps in concentration, reduce headaches, prevents blood clots, improves asthma and allergies and prevents the formation of stones, and so on.

Although years ago questioned their use for possible adverse health effects, Lizano notes that epidemiological studies conclude that coffee provides many benefits if taken in moderate amounts. "This is a natural product that helps prevent many diseases and maintain a healthier lifestyle," he remarks.

According Lizano, its consumption is recommended for prevention of liver cancer and colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and it acts as a diuretic, prevents such neurodegenerative diseases.

It should be especially careful with children under 5 years, as these are the best consumers of caffeine in other compounds. "By drinking a soda with caffeine, receives the equivalent of 4 cups of coffee," said nutritionist.

The International Clinic endocrinologist Carlos Warriors, said: "Caffeine is a stimulant drug found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, energy drinks, chocolates , etc.. The amounts in foods and beverages do not cause acute problems. Rarely been reported toxicity at doses higher than 10 g, which resulted in arrhythmias, convulsions and death. "

He added that "studies the effects associated with daily consumption over 4 cups of coffee. Among the negatives: decreased sperm quality in young patients, increased incontinence in postmenopausal women. Among the positives: The reduced risk of diabetes, liver protection in patients at high risk, etc ".

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