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The Worst Warning Signs You Should Stop Drinking Coffee Immediately

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Perri O. Blumberg of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 8: Raise your hand if pandemic life means more coffee and less sleep. We've got both hands up in the air. While there are some solid benefits of drinking coffee—it may reduce your risk of chronic diseases, improve your workout performance, and help you lose weight, to name a few—too much coffee can wreak havoc on your body.So how much coffee is too much? "Everyone's caffeine tolerance is different, so I would recommend monitoring your individual symptoms associated with coffee intake," says Annamaria Louloudis, MS, RDN, founder of Louloudi Nutrition.If you're a numbers guy or gal, Kylie Ivanir, MS, RD, who runs her own private practice called Within Nutrition, advises that adults should limit their caffeine intake to about 400 milligrams per day at the most, which is around three to five 8-ounce cups of brewed coffee.Ivanir adds that certain groups of individuals, such as those with hypertension (high blood pressure) and pregnant or breastfeeding women, should consider limiting their caffeine intake. (Related: 12 People Who Should Never Drink Coffee, According to Experts.) Coffee can also be a landmine for sugar, "so it is also important to consider what you are putting in your coffee, as sugar, cream, and syrups can impact the health benefits," she says.Based on the fact that there may be some dangers to drinking too much coffee, we wanted to ask dietitians: what are the key signs you should stop drinking coffee? Read on for the seven they told us, and for more on how to eat healthy, be sure to check out our list of the 100 Unhealthiest Foods On the Planet.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

The Worst Warning Signs You Should Stop Drinking Coffee Immediately

Raise your hand if pandemic life means more coffee and less sleep. We've got both hands up in the air. While there are some solid benefits of drinking coffee—it may reduce your risk of chronic diseases, improve your workout performance, and help you lose weight, to name a few—too much coffee can wreak havoc on your body.

So how much coffee is too much? "Everyone's caffeine tolerance is different, so I would recommend monitoring your individual symptoms associated with coffee intake," says Annamaria Louloudis, MS, RDN, founder of Louloudi Nutrition.

If you're a numbers guy or gal, Kylie Ivanir, MS, RD, who runs her own private practice called Within Nutrition, advises that adults should limit their caffeine intake to about 400 milligrams per day at the most, which is around three to five 8-ounce cups of brewed coffee.

Ivanir adds that certain groups of individuals, such as those with hypertension (high blood pressure) and pregnant or breastfeeding women, should consider limiting their caffeine intake. (Related: 12 People Who Should Never Drink Coffee, According to Experts.) Coffee can also be a landmine for sugar, "so it is also important to consider what you are putting in your coffee, as sugar, cream, and syrups can impact the health benefits," she says.

Based on the fact that there may be some dangers to drinking too much coffee, we wanted to ask dietitians: what are the key signs you should stop drinking coffee? Read on for the seven they told us, and for more on how to eat healthy, be sure to check out our list of the 100 Unhealthiest Foods On the Planet.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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