There are many myths around food. One of them is that it is most useful to drink coffee in the morning, and in the late hours it is worth limiting caffeine consumption. We figure out whether this is actually so.
Coffee should be drunk in the morning: at this time of day, the body perceives caffeine best.
For many, a cup of coffee is an essential part of a morning ritual. The love of morning coffee is explained by the fact that if you drink it at another time of the day, then caffeine confuses the body and interferes with work, and sometimes disrupts the rhythm of sleep. Moreover, there are people who simply cannot start the day without coffee - and complain that only in the morning coffee gives them a surge of strength, and at other times, if it works, it will not last long.
Daniel Lloyduser Quora
"It's best to start the morning with a cup of coffee and then go for a run. Coffee reduces the likelihood of gallstones, Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s diseases, and also improves cognitive ability."
Why is this not so
It is best to drink coffee in the late morning hours or closer to the afternoon, when the hormone cortisol is lower in the body.
The production of cortisol is usually associated with stress or fear, but it is also a component of circadian rhythms that regulate daily activity - the intervals when a person is awake and asleep. If you drink coffee during the hours when the body produces the most cortisol, then you can get addicted to caffeine, which, in fact, will be a substitute for cortisol. In other words, instead of the natural surge of strength that a person receives even so, he begins to rely on artificial, and cortisol is produced less actively in the morning. In addition, a person becomes significantly less susceptible to caffeine, which almost ceases to be invigorated.
Studies show that the highest levels of cortisol are observed in the human body from 6 to 10 hours (especially from 8 to 9 in the morning) and from 12 to 14 hours.
Therefore, it is better to drink coffee either in the interval from 10 to 12 hours, or from 14 to 17 hours - so that it is not too late and the coffee does not interfere with healthy sleep. If you like coffee, it is best to enter it in your daily routine so that it falls on these segments: so you get the most out of its useful properties.
Stephen Millerbrain electrophysiology specialist
“I draw your attention to the fact that these watches are suitable for most people, but there may be slight differences depending on where you live. Nevertheless, I insist that caffeine is more likely to be harmful to a person who recently woke up, and better just drink coffee not before 10 in the morning, but rather even in the afternoon. In the evening, caffeine is also effective, but then there may be problems with sleep. "
The material was published on the Look At Me website.
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