Millions of us start the day with a mug of fresh coffee. How many people do you know who claim that they can’t even hold a conversation – let alone get stuck into the day’s work – before they’ve had their morning coffee fix? Maybe you’re one of them!
However, coffee might feel good at the time, but the truth is that coffee’s effects on your body are pretty ugly. Brace yourself (and break out the herbal tea).
1. Coffee Can Affect Your Sleep
We know, you know that one already. But did you know how the caffeine in coffee actually messes with your sleep pattern? Throwing back an espresso just before a big presentation or assignment …
A new report indicates that enjoying our favorite beverage every morning might help us to lose weight. Well isn’t that some great news?
Brown Fat Facts
It’s all down to how coffee interacts with the fat deposits in the human body known as ‘brown fat.’ This type of fat – unlike other fat in the body – generates heat in response to the cold, by burning sugar and fat. This heat production has a stabilizing effect on blood sugar and burns calories.
The research team, led by Professor Michael Symonds, from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, wanted to see if coffee could have a similar effect.
Using stem cell and human test subjects, the team …