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Can coffee go off?
Coffee doesn’t go “bad” in a similar way to e.g. sour cream!
Unless kept in a humid environment. Coffee loses its taste and aroma over time naturally and fresh coffee from beans is best when making a brew.
But when stored properly (see this blog), you will have plenty of time to use it up before it goes “bad” or losing it’s optimum taste.
Can coffee cause IBS?
Caffeine could be a trigger that can cause a flare-up in symptoms.
Some people with IBS could also sensitive to dairy products, so adding milk to your morning cup may also be increasing your IBS symptoms.
Does coffee have calories?
Black coffee, as it is, without any extras is a low-calorie drink. (less than 3 calories)
It’s been said to promote metabolism and give you a shot of energy for your workouts.
Can coffee cause acne?
Everything in moderation the same common sense should be applied here. Caffeine in coffee has the same effects as other drinks and foods that will have small effects on your skin, especially if you’re not drinking enough water, or if you’re adding sugar and syrups or milk to your coffee you could be adding in more triggers for your skin. Coffee has been known to promote brightening and firming in skincare products!
Can coffee make you feel sick?
You may feel queasy if you drink coffee before breakfast!
This may be due to a lack of hydration, you’ve been asleep 8 hours and had no liquids!
Try drinking a glass of water before anything else when you wake up to rehydrate your body.
Acid reflux and heartburn are sometimes activated by coffee due to the caffeine when it goes through your digestive system.
Consider putting some food in your stomach before downing that first cup of coffee for the day.
Can coffee cause headaches?
(according to web.md)
“Oddly enough, what makes caffeine effective in pain relief can also cause headaches.
Since caffeine narrows the blood vessels that surround your brain, when you stop taking it they expand again, and that can cause pain.”
Can coffee cause anxiety?
Consumption of caffeine has long been linked with anxiety. As per the NHS website, too much caffeine can make you more anxious than normal.
Drinking caffeine late into the night can disrupt your sleep and also speed up your heartbeat. Being tired means you are less able to control your anxious feelings.
NHS suggests to avoid all caffeinated beverages like tea, coffee, fizzy drinks and energy drinks especially later in the day can help reduce your anxiety levels.
Can coffee kill you?
Like anything in the world, too much of anything is dangerous. While for most people a few (or more on Mondays) cups of coffee aren’t going to hurt.
Chugging too much caffeine isn’t good for you, same as eating 9000 bananas wouldn’t be good either, moderation is key.
400mg (approx 4 cups) of coffee/caffeine is considered to be a good daily limit for adults.
Can coffee make you tired?
Coffee and the caffeine that is within it does the opposite!
But it also may dehydrate you as coffee is a diuretic, so make sure you’re getting enough water too!
Can coffee make you dizzy?
This is similar to previous questions, everything can affect your health and while drinking coffee and being productive all day sounds fun you simply can’t sustain it.
If you get headaches or experience dizziness, you’ve had a few lattes too many and should look to cut down.
You might be reading all these and thinking “a coffee company is saying DON’T constantly drink coffee? Terrible marketing and sales”
Drink some delicious Green Farm Coffee (we have decaf too) in moderation and ENJOY IT! Doesn’t mean we want you to overdo it!
Stay healthy drink some coffee, get a glass of water and get on with the day!