Do the Health Benefits of Coffee Apply to Everyone? Updated on October 20, 2019 By William Clement 100 Comments By William Clement 100 Comments NutritionFacts.org March 27, 2019 For more on coffee, check out the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5TLzNi5fYd-ewr1tj8sc0iLpZwriMRt3 -NF Team Reply Eve Levrae March 27, 2019 how do you know if you're a fast metabolizer or a slow metabolizer? Reply Charles Wright March 27, 2019 puddittewdateeeeeeeezzz Reply Robert Perlini March 27, 2019 So decaf….? Reply Amps for Buddha March 27, 2019 I had an "aha" moment just now. In my older years I've been getting sleepy when I drink a lot of coffee. …I feel I need to switch to tea. Reply Joseph Larsen March 27, 2019 how much of this is just caffeine and not coffee? It seems like most of what you're talking about would be just as good with a caffeine supplement (for those who metabolize it properly Reply Wak Job March 27, 2019 I am made of coffee. Reply guidoalfonso March 27, 2019 How do I know if I am a rapid or slow metaboliser?☕️🤔 Reply pdude1911 March 27, 2019 Coffee + marijuana = longest IELT ever. Greets from The Netherlands! Reply Rawl R March 27, 2019 Ahhhhhh "until you…PUT IT TO THE TEST" ((Dramatic Music)) Reply ApoE-ε2/ε3 March 27, 2019 So, if your vegan, have lower then normal BP, in excellent overall health, and a slow metabolizer, there should be no problem with coffee. On the other hand, if you eat the average american diet, are over weight and on BP meds., you should probably quit or limit your coffee intake to one cup a day. Reply Julia Ayoti March 27, 2019 I wasn't an owner of your two books sir, untiiiiiill noooow…you are a gift to the world, Thank you so much for this labor of looooove Reply alicia ali March 27, 2019 Don’t believe anything until( put it to test). ☺️☺️☺️ Reply Chepa W. March 27, 2019 Very interesting, Dr. Greger! Never heard about coffee metabolizing rate before. My question is if I practice drinking coffee more and longer, would my coffee metabolism improve? Thanks lots! Reply Glenn Sandberg March 27, 2019 veganism is a scam Reply Nicola Grogan March 27, 2019 How do you know if you're a fast or a slow? Reply Abhay Bhatt March 27, 2019 0:51 – ….PUT IT TO THE TEST.. Reply Abhay Bhatt March 27, 2019 2:42 – I am one of those individuals and just medium amount of caffeine does it for me..LOL!Bdw, can you please tell me that in that case, I belong to rapid metabolizers, slow ones, or a different category entirely??? Reply Earthling Vasia March 27, 2019 How do we know which type of coffee metabolizers we are? Reply Simon Breidert March 27, 2019 Dear Michael, I would like to hear your opinion in this coffee study recently published: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article-abstract/109/3/509/5369955?redirectedFrom=fulltext Reply Bartosz Bartosz March 27, 2019 I have IBS and don't tolerate coffee Reply Dr Grey March 27, 2019 I am a high metopolizherand can drink coffee at midnight with no effect1 coffee a day for me Reply Mark Currie March 27, 2019 What about decaf? Reply Moncef Ar March 27, 2019 If getting rid of caffeine is what unmasks the healthy phytonutrients in coffee, then wouldn't decaffeinated coffee be healthy for everyone? Reply Nadia Tamer March 27, 2019 “Until you put it to the test” you’re awesome Dr. Greger! Reply Sam March 28, 2019 Just drink decaf! Reply Dan Cagle March 28, 2019 I was about to ditch my cup of coffee & switch for green tea and the wonderful benefits it brings. Now, I will just do both. Reply Hike Ranger March 28, 2019 This is just bullshit useful content for 99.9% of viewers…how the F are we suppose to do anything ACTIONABLE based on this. Time to DUMP THIS CHANNEL. Get back to information that is useful and ACTIONABLE…In fact DUMP THIS CHANNEL. You have a bunch of folks like berg and axe saying eat animal and fat then a bunch esselstyn gregor McDougall saying eat animal and you die. All of you are snake oil salesman making money off what you profess…you don't know Reply InvisiMan March 28, 2019 So what about decaffeinated coffee? Gets rid of the problem-causing caffeine in "slow metabolizers" and offers the benefits of the rest of the bean, right? Reply Banana Man March 28, 2019 Gave up caffeine and have never felt better. One of the best things I've ever done. Reply Smac March 28, 2019 As a man I need my boob-size reduced tho…. XD Reply Cathy Lynn Pietranton March 28, 2019 I have one cup of coffee in the morning with unsweetened vanilla almond milk. Reply Scuba Diva March 28, 2019 The "coffee achievers" commercials of the 80s really were true, then! https://youtu.be/x9BEb0Wmb_I Reply Alec Gargett March 28, 2019 Lol there are no health benefits when compared to other sources of anti-oxidants. Caffeine is an addictive performance enhancing drug. Reply agaragar21 March 28, 2019 Some stimulants like caffeine and amphetamines can cause sleepiness in people with ADHD, as their brain responds differently to these chemicals….thats how amphetamines mitigate some of the symptoms of adhd, and cause normalization of the functions of the Prefrontal Cortex Reply darb sevens March 28, 2019 coffee shmoffee, i do better when i dont do caffeine, especially coffee. and the cost is certainly not worth it- Reply RipeApple March 28, 2019 I've never handeled coffee well. But how many people are slow metabolizers? Reply Jo Drew March 28, 2019 Luv me that cup-a-joe, even on the weekends. I tend to stick with one cup however. Reply Raven daKnitta March 28, 2019 I drink coffee before sleeping because it helps me sleep. Reply Michael S March 28, 2019 How do you know if you are a slow or fast coffee metaboliser ? Is it how long the effect of coffee lasts ? Reply Yakout Esmat March 28, 2019 This one is reaaaaly confusing and with no apparent conclusion. Reply SEGISBORN March 28, 2019 Coffee makes me sleepy Reply Doug Vegan Paradise Builder March 28, 2019 My nose and tongue say NO coffee! Never drank that stuff. Reply Lolly B March 28, 2019 I will have a strong coffee and it will literally feel like I've taken a sleeping pill,and I'm a fast metabolizer Reply Justin D'shaw March 28, 2019 Turmeric curcumin is a known xanthine oxidase inhibitor. Probably not a good idea to take it with coffee. Reply ShaneDeeZee March 28, 2019 Any decaf studies? Reply Juan Cruz V March 28, 2019 Podrías hablar de la Malta, o Café de Cebada? Gracias Reply Celina K March 28, 2019 1:09 2 cups of coffee after 3 weeks, should work against parkinson (200 mg caffeine) 2:50 hank green might be one of them 4:47 So decaff for people who can't get thick – thin Reply Yhonatan Shemesh March 28, 2019 Great video! What about decaf? I've got a feeling that's coming … Reply Ludovico Sforza March 28, 2019 terrible anxiety, no thanks! Reply Sulinya March 28, 2019 Hi Dr. Greger, I've been looking for information on zinc bioavailability from chlorella. I am not able to find a consistent or reputable source to find out the zinc content or bioavailability. Do you have any info on this? Thanks! Reply purple tea March 28, 2019 I wish Dr Greger changes his way of talking or voice. It is getting in the way with the content. I really love to watch and listen to him speak but he talks like he is in his bed (if you know what i mean). Too much unnecessary sounds, long pauses, ugh.. The message in the video would have been very valuable, but his voice is so theatrical or "operatic". Really is very disturbing. Reply Destiny Laboy March 29, 2019 I'm a slow caffeine metabolizer 😭 Reply C J March 29, 2019 Very good research on this topic! Love the smell of the coffee and use to drink it. When stopped, my whole back (around the spine, from the neck, as if the nerves were inflamed…especially low back area) was in agony! Pain , throbbing …insane. Took small cup of coffee, gone. Every time going off the thing same happened. Now I drink black tea. Stopped, same happened! What is the problem , have no idea. Always lasts 3 days before pain/inflammation starts. If going trough the whole thing, takes about 9 days before I am clear of it all. But it is agonizing! Caffeine must be a huge poison to our bodies if used daily. And I still do… Reply flyshacker March 29, 2019 Great! Except you didn’t explain how to find out if you have a fast metabolism or a slow metabolism with regards to caffeine!! Reply The Ancients Ancients March 29, 2019 I agree with Dr Birkmayer coffee is roasted and burned and it has not as much benefits as tea like green tea and those intolerant to coffee caffeine can often tolerate green tea caffeine as green tea reduces stress ✌ Reply Tony Olson March 29, 2019 Why are you getting so fat? Durianrider says your getting fat! Provably the excess carbs. Go Keto! Reply Alignmented1 March 29, 2019 But coffee does promote inflammation. 5 days without coffee and my hand arthritis subsided to barely noticeable and I felt my hand lighter and more flexible, once I restarted taking it, only after a couple of hours, the pain returned. Talking about nespresso black coffee with a bit of date syrup. Black-currant-seed-oil seemed to help ease the pain. I'm 46. Reply Ben Jones March 29, 2019 Wouldn't people who can metabolise coffee faster, just have a higher metabolism, meaning they don't have fat clogged mitochondria, meaning they are likely eating a diet low in animal products, which is the thing that is actually protective? Theobromine and Caffeine are designed to keep animals from eating plants. They also allow the body to chew into ADP stores after ATP has run out, meaning it has a long term negative effect? Reply Johny Relax March 29, 2019 OK now i just have to find out wich type am i 🙂 thank you good doctor! Reply Anchoas en lata March 29, 2019 how do you find out if you are a fast or slow metabolizer? Reply JustOneAsbesto March 29, 2019 Yeah, caffeine makes me need naps if I drink too much. Reply Lalo Lacinato March 29, 2019 If I have just an 8 oz of coffee a day I feel like my chest tightens up, I get chest pains and high blood pressure and panic attacks and sweating. I get palpitations and tachycardia as well. I have gone to the ER about 3 times. Reply WisdomTooth March 29, 2019 Cacao, Yerba Mate, Matcha are far better Alternatives. Reply infinit sky March 30, 2019 Coffee ended my marriage. Reply The Gary Fong Channel March 30, 2019 Cann…. you…. (mmmmm) talk like a — a—- a—- Normal HUUUUUUMAN being? I like the connnnnnntent, but the wayyyyyy you TALK prevents me frommmmmmmm(?) watching your ummmmmmm anymore…… uh…… VIDEOS. Reply Jennifer Stokes March 30, 2019 Reduced prostate cancer — especially among the women 😅 Reply Jason Missole March 30, 2019 generally coffee is bad for you; there is no benefit derived from coffee which cannot be obtained from other less harmful substances. Reply Stench Fartivore March 31, 2019 your speech is so incredibly fucked up. you really do sound like a malnourished vegan quack at the end of his life at 45yo. Reply heymisterderp March 31, 2019 Longtime subscriber to the Godzilla of Veganism, Dr. Greger. Just had some sauteed (organic) eggs for breakfast though, and I feel amazing. This is the energy I feel as though I would like to have. Just telling the truth of my own anecdote; not telling anyone else what to eat. But for myself, eggs just skyrocketed to become the #1 contender for adding a new thing to my diet. Reply heymisterderp March 31, 2019 Sunday Challenge Question: How does cholesterol cause cardiovascular disease? Don't give me a line about LDL. LDL is not cholesterol. HDL is not cholesterol. Put down that kool aid already. Focus. Learn what cholesterol actually is and learn what the purposes of cholesterol actually are. Once the homework is done…. Explain to me, dear veganlings, HOW does cholesterol cause heart disease? Causal mechanism, please. I contend you are sentencing cholesterol to prison due to guilt by association. Reply D'Anna C April 1, 2019 Coffee = one of the most HIGHLY sprayed crops, full of insect infestations, chemicals exported to 3rd world countries for thier usage, molds, etc. NOT to mention destruction of natural environments to grow such a highly profitable crop to sustain the masses' RAGING ADDICTIONS to caffeine.🍼💵💵💵💵💵💵💵💵💵💵 It is IMPOSSIBLE to create absolute sterile environments to roast and process coffee, this isn't done in a lab. Follow organic, fair trade, innocent growing (Sumatra, etc.) practices or better yet, drink WATER the way nature intended YOU to be optimally healthy!Dr. Greger, why don't you address THAT ISSUE and promote saving the planet as opposed to the silly little benefits NOT outweighing the solid evidence of rainforest destruction. I love Greger, but there's nothing good about a liquid that creates addiction. "PleaseDrinkResponsibly" 🍵 Smoky the Bear says, "Only YOUCan Prevent Deforestation"🐻 Reply Boss J April 2, 2019 how about coffee alternatives like chicory root or barley, or a medley of grains? how beneficial? Reply Derek Sevcik April 2, 2019 even tho I have a very fast metabolism, I'll just stick with caffeine free tea 🙂 Reply D Taylor April 4, 2019 So does cutting out caffeine increase time to “finishing”? Asking for a friend… Reply StarFlower99654 April 4, 2019 Good thing, I really dislike coffee and its flavor. Reply SuperAtheist April 5, 2019 Drink 30oz of black coffee and then take a nap. If you're able to lay there and relax, you're a fast metabolizer of caffeine. Reply dolicol April 6, 2019 What If you induce the expression of cytochrome P450 by drinking more alcohol? Could this transform a slow metabolizer to a fast one? Reply AZBlueVeg April 7, 2019 Well that was clear as mud! lol Reply sabrielle lunin April 8, 2019 So….. decaffeinated Reply Gregory King April 16, 2019 Coffee is a great pre workout Reply funny cyclist April 29, 2019 Coffee was also found to be a booster for autophagy , and that referrs to both, with and without caffeine… I ususally drink without, only ocasonally with, to respond better to the positive effects Reply paulaaquino May 3, 2019 I'm the kind of person who needs that first mug of coffee in the morning in order to get going… if I don't have it, I get headaches… Reply Jakob W June 5, 2019 Does DECAFFEINATED also provide protective benefits? Reply Eddy Basch June 5, 2019 So how could we know if we are a fast or slow metabolizer of caffeine? Reply The Vegan Merman June 7, 2019 Dr.Greger could you search for studies on Caffeine’s effects on the Prostate? My father has prostatitis and he definitely drank a lot of caffeine from energy drinks. I drink a lot of caffeine as well from coffee and tea and energy drinks. But I don’t know if my ADHD affects my caffeine metabolism and maybe that’s something else you can also search for. Please help! Reply hector leyva July 1, 2019 I will drink coffee till the day I die! Reply USS Spirit July 27, 2019 I know such a rare individual… Give em espresso, and off to bed they go. Crazy. Reply David Müller July 28, 2019 Long story short:Slow metabolism? Dont drink coffeFast metabolism? Drinking coffe gives some benefits Reply Letha Hadady August 4, 2019 Very confusing; how do we know if we metabolize coffee quickly or slowly? Do "fast metabolizers" of coffee have fast metabolism in general? are thinner, more active? There is no attempt made in the studies to observe the connection between coffee effects and adrenal energy or other general health, for example why some people become sleepy when drinking coffee. Also there is caffeine in dark chocolate; does it have the same effects as caffeine in coffee? Reply Luiggi Luiggi August 7, 2019 put it to the test! Reply Deonis August 10, 2019 I look at my coworkers who drink coffee and most of them stressed and depressed all the time. And what about gallbladder contraction effects of coffee? Reply kata0812 August 25, 2019 How could I know if I am a slow caffeine metabolizer or fast caffeine metabolizer? Reply Ign0bilium August 26, 2019 If I ever get a daughter she would never be allowed to drink coffee! Reply Dennis Nowland September 3, 2019 Not too healthy if it makes you feel anxious and paranoid. Reply Lewis Moore September 12, 2019 So Decaf? Reply Harry September 17, 2019 Seems like Decaf Coffee has mostly benefits without much downside!! Reply Eazy_Lifeb TV September 20, 2019 Ginger/green tea, tomatoes and mushrooms keep me healthy. Reply Plant Maven September 21, 2019 What about the amyloids? Very unhealthy. Reply chris howard September 26, 2019 great video, this one slipped under my radar! if you've done a video on cross-reactive proteins send me a link. for example i read that people who are yeast intolerant, also tend to be dairy intolerant gluten intolerant and caffeine sensitive. that was years ago though so i'm afraid i cant point you to any studies specifically as my memory doesn't serve me that well! but i do remember the general jist was that the proteins look the same structurally so somebody who is intolerant to one of them has their body attack it in a case of mistaken identity. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.