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Pamela Mbata

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Coffee is certainly a popular beverage. Okay, pause for a moment, as a woman find out if this is your drink. This is not to scare you, in fact, studies have shown this drink has some health benefits when consumed moderately. This is a perfect read for moms or soon-to-be moms who love coffee in the morning.

Understanding what you put inside your body is so important for women. Health issues can be monitored and regulated in this manner. Alissa Vitti, an expert on women’s hormones, offered her perspective on coffee consumption. Women are advised to drink less coffee or to avoid it altogether. Take a look at her reasoning and decide if you still like coffee.

Pregnancy and miscarriage rates may be affected by caffeine:

This drink has a significant impact on fertility for both men and women, and yet it’s rarely ever mentioned. Men and women who drink three cups of coffee a day increase their miscarriage risk by 74%
Caffeine is linked to reduced fertility and, therefore, difficulties conceiving
The consumption of caffeinated beverages during early pregnancy (before you know you’re pregnant) increases the risk of early pregnancy loss
IVF conception rates were lower among men who drank two to four cups of coffee a day
Due to increased cortisol levels and adrenal stress, coffee disrupts ovulation
In addition to depleting vital vitamins and minerals (like fiber and folate) and causing gut health problems, coffee depletes vital vitamins and minerals.

Micronutrients are depleted from the body:

A healthy body relies on micronutrients to produce happy hormone. The caffeine in coffee can easily deplete your body of these nutrients. body. According to a review published in the Journal of Food Science and Quality Management, caffeine can cause nutrient depletion of important nutrients, like vitamin B6, and interfere with nutrient absorption of essential minerals, including calcium, iron, magnesium and B vitamins.” From mood management to sound sleep, caffeine can leach the vitamins and minerals your body needs.

Caffeine disrupts hormonal function for 24 hours:

Caffeine (in coffee, tea, and other beverages) decreases insulin sensitivity and increases stress hormone levels. A woman’s metabolism of coffee may differ from a man’s:
By entering the liver, caffeine is broken down by the CYP1A2 enzyme. The enzyme needed to break down significant amounts of caffeine is produced by only ten percent of the population. Estrogen is also degraded by the CYP1A2 enzyme. According to some studies, caffeine consumption may impact estrogen in some women by interfering with the enzyme CYP1A2. Women with impaired CYP1A2 function may have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease (the number one killer in the United States). Reducing caffeine consumption may reduce health risks more in women with impaired metabolism (which can lead to estrogen dominance and hormonal imbalance!). Your genetic status can be determined by genetic testing.

It might be worthwhile to consider how much interest you have in coffee or its quantity.  Ladies, I wish you good health.