Some people are “used” coffee as “fuel” before starting the day. Besides it is practical, Coffee is also favorite beverage. Even many who associate coffee with grounds relaxation up tool to connect with others.
However, coffee also has a dark side. Moreover, the growth of coffee outlets serving coffee with a new sense of high-sugar and artificial substances, This type of coffee consumption not only causes obesity, but also increase the risk of diabetes.
As reported by Lifehack, researchers from the Sleep Disorders and Research Center at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State College of Medicine did also research to see how caffeine affects the quality of sleep. Coffee consumption at certain times it can interfere with sleep.
Researchers conducted the study on 12 healthy men and women. During the study they maintained their normal sleep routine. By bedtime start at 09.00 pm until 01.00 a.m and get up between 6:00 to 09:00 a.m.
The participants were given caffeine along with placebo at 0,3, and 6 hours before bedtime to monitor their sleep habits. The result is even they drank caffeine six hours before bedtime can affect sleep quality.
However, with some dark side coffee does not mean you should stop coffee consumption completely. There are several ideas for managing the consumption of coffee that you get the maximum benefit.
Set the time stopping drinking coffee until 02:00 p.m
Caffeine takes some time to dissolve and can cause sleep problems, for that limit the consumption of coffee during the day because consumption of coffee or other caffeinated beverages after 02.00 p.m can disrupt your sleep time.
Limit the maximum of four cups of coffee per day
According to the Mayo Clinic, adults should not consume more than 400 milligrams of caffeine per day, equivalent to four cups of coffee. Too much caffeine can lead to feelings of anxiety and irritability. In the long term, this could also lead to addictive. If you really want to consume after four cups of coffee, choose decaf beverages.
Sharpen caffeine intake throughout the day
You may need caffeine in the morning, because it was the time in which you tend to feel nervous. As the day progresses, you may need less caffeine. As the day you need fewer or consumption of caffeine-free drinks.
Be aware of the size of glass you use is similar to how we fill a plate for dinner, we also need to pay attention to when filling our coffee cups. So be careful with the size of the glass or cup or mug you use. Choosing a smaller glass can give you the illusion of the amount of coffee you drink.