What happens to your body when you drink coffee on an empty stomach

    What happens to your body when you drink coffee on an empty stomach

    Drinking coffee on an empty stomach, a habit practiced by many, can cause this side effect in people who are already anxious

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    Drinking coffee on an empty stomach, a habit practiced by many, can cause this side effect





    Those who are used to consume a cup of hot coffee as soon as you wake up, before any other activity, to get the brain moving and start the day, they should think twice before drinking coffee on an empty stomach.

    La caffeine, in fact, it enters our body faster if not combined with food. According to this study, caffeine takes about 45 minutes to be fully absorbed by our body, but the peak of absorption is reached as early as 15 minutes after drinking coffee.

    This time, however, can be influenced by many factors, including genetic ones: 95% of the caffeine metabolized by our body is influenced by a gene called CYP1A2, present in our body in two variants that make us fast or slow 'metabolisers' of coffee. , depending on how much caffeine affects us.

    Another caffeine absorption factor is, as we have said, the presence (or absence) of food in our stomach. According to a study conducted by Harvard University, having eaten food before coffee - especially if it is rich in fiber - slows down the process of assimilation of caffeine and reduces its exciting effects.

    (Also Read: The Signs Your Body Is Giving You To Tell You That You Are Consuming Too Much Caffeine)

    For some people, drinking coffee on an empty stomach may not make a difference or do any harm. But for others, this sudden caffeine burden can result states of anxiety or nervousness not to be underestimated: according to this study, in fact, there is a clear correlation between a high consumption of caffeine and the onset of anxiety episodes for many people. In short, if we already have a tendency to be nervous or anxious people, drinking coffee on an empty stomach can ruin our mood from the early hours of the morning.



    It is therefore better to accompany it with one rich breakfast with whole grains and fibers, to limit the sudden absorption of the exciting substance. Furthermore, even if you do not suffer from anxiety, it is still good not to overdo it with coffee in order not to incur some health risks, as shown by this research.

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