Is coffee good for the liver?

Coffee not only makes you feel fresh and energized, but its consumption is very beneficial for your liver. Which has also been proved by research." So let's know how coffee is beneficial for the liver.

Many people do not start their day without coffee. So, some people drink coffee to relieve fatigue and refresh themselves. But there are some people who feel that drinking coffee is harmful to the body. Do they believe that coffee can harm our liver? This is true to a large extent because the caffeine present in coffee activates the main nervous system of our body. Due to this new energy is transmitted throughout the body and we start feeling energized immediately after consuming it. 

Coffee protects against diseases

Coffee contains B vitamins, potassium, and riboflavin, so its beans are rich in compounds like antioxidants, which protect cells from any kind of damage. Not only this, but coffee also protects you from the following types of diseases:

  1. Liver Cancer

Cancerous fibrosis in the lining of the liver- a condition in which tissue begins to grow inside the liver and is usually caused by an alcohol disorder. The last stage of fibrosis is when your liver is completely unable to do its job. Prevents some fatty liver diseases in which your liver starts accumulating a lot of fat.

  1. Fights With Diseases

If you already have liver disease, then coffee can help you recover a little from it. According to research, if you drink three cups of coffee in a day, then you are likely to get relief in the following diseases:

  • Fibrosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

How it helps (Caffeine Helps)

Apart from caffeine, there are thousands of other chemicals in coffee which are beneficial. When the body digests caffeine, it releases a chemical called parax theanine, which greatly slows the growth of fibrosis tissue. It is beneficial in liver cancer, alcoholic disease, fatty acid-related non-alcoholic disease, and hepatitis C. Not only this, two chemicals found in coffee, namely cafestol, help in fighting cancer. The acid present in coffee fights against the virus that causes hepatitis B. Some research says that there are health benefits to drinking decaf coffee.

Some Side Effects of Coffee

By the way, its consumption is beneficial. But if you drink coffee excessively, then the caffeine present in it can cause dehydration in your body. Some people also become a victim of irritability or anxiety due to its excessive consumption. So the problem of not getting sleep increases, especially if it is consumed late in the evening.

According to the doctor, coffee can be used as the main weapon in fighting cancer, but high blood pressure patients and children cannot consume it much and coffee is beneficial only as long as its use is limited. is done in. Therefore, before making any changes in your routine, consult a doctor.

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About the Author


Dr. Rati Parwani

Dr Rati Parwani is a Practising Professional BHMS Doctor having experience of 8 years in the medical field. Her approach towards each and every patient is the utmost professional with high standards of practice. She has nurtured her writing skills and proves it as an asset to her professionalism. She has experience in content writing and likes her writing ethical and scientific-based.

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