Sunday, April 1, 2012

Is coffee Espresso Dangerous to Your Health?

Coffee has caffeine which has a hazard to health. A cup of espresso that is strong coffee has higher caffeine content than regular coffee. Caffeine in coffee has a stimulant effect that is not good for health. Caffeine can cause a person to have difficulty sleeping. Caffeine also causes difficulty in controlling one's emotions, and difficulty concentrating. Caffeine is also indicated could lead to cancer.

In addition to caffeine, it turns out espresso or brewed coffee can raise cholesterol levels. Coffee beans contain cholesterol-enhancing compounds, called kafestol. Kafestol will come out of the coffee beans when hot water is poured directly on the ground coffee. In the manufacture of espresso, hot water will be sprayed with high pressure directly into the coffee so that it will produce kafestol.

The process of making espresso without the use of filter paper so that it will generate enough kafestol. If not using a filter paper, then kafestol still contained in the coffee brew.
Kafestol contained in a cup of espresso approximately 4 mg or more. Kafestol content as much as it can raise cholesterol levels as much as one percent. But the increase in cholesterol levels is not too much if you only drink a small cup of espresso a day.

2 komentar:

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