heads up, coffee enemies. Drink everything you want – up to the sixth cup. That's the one taking a sip that goes too far, says new research from the University of South Australia.
Earlier research has shown that drinking coffee is good for you – a 2017 study found that drinking four or more cups a day can lower your risk of death – and while this has not been refuted, you might want to stop at five cups. Recent research has shown that drinking six or more cups a day increases the risk of heart disease by 22%.
Caffeine is the culprit
It's the caffeine that is the culprit – too much of it can make you as a hummingbird nervous and lead to high blood pressure, which in turn can lead to heart disease.
"Most people would agree that you might feel nervous, irritable, or maybe even feeling sick while drinking a lot of coffee ̵
The study is based on data from 347,077 adults in the UK aged between the ages of 37 and 73.
"We also know that the risk of high blood pressure cardiovascular disease is increasing, a known consequence of excessive caffeine consumption." Professor Hypponen.
"To have a healthy heart and a healthy heart To maintain blood pressure, people need to limit their coffee to less than six cups a day – based on ours In fact, six was the turning point at which caffeine began to negatively impact cardiovascular risk. "
No big deal – try switching to" Decaf "later in the day. Or choose a nice decaffeinated tea.
The study was published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .