This Is What Happens When You Drink Coffee On An Empty Stomach

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When taken in moderation, coffee has proven to be packed with numerous health benefits.

But, starting your day with a comforting cup of coffee isn’t something health experts recommend.

Coffee is prominent to be packed with amazing source of antioxidants and nutrients. However, timing is very important to reap its nutritional benefits.

At least wait for one and half an hour before sipping your coffee.

Else, you may experience following things.

#1. Bad Digestion

Caffeine present in coffee when taken on empty stomach leads to bloating feeling, irregularity and bowel syndrome pain.

Ingesting caffeine stimulate adrenal glands that produce hormones cortisol and adrenalin, which triggers stress.

These two hormones are needed when you’re in fight, flight or being chased by a wild animal. But, you don’t need them when you’re at work on desk.

#2. Low Levels of Serotonin

Many people aren’t aware of this that coffee is a strong appetite suppressant.

If you want to skip breakfast, then sip a cup of coffee.

Not taking your first meal for the day will have direct impact on your mood, because body’s ability to make serotonin (responsible uplift mood and social behavior).

Even if you enjoy having a cup of coffee don’t skip the breakfast.

#3. Dehydration

According to health experts, having coffee on empty stomach will increase amount of fluid your body passes and leads to dehydration.

Not knowing the reason, many people reach for another coffee to get rid of dehydration.


Researchers say that ideal time to enjoy coffee is after having healthy breakfast, around 10.00 AM to noon.

Alternate Healthy Drink

Start your day with a glass of water or lemon water.

Or mix 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp of raw honey to a glass of water and have it.

Nutrients in these ingredients will help to remove toxins and improve your digestive system.

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