Healthy Living ~ Loving My Coffee

Health benefits associated with coffee consumption

Researchers have found a myriad of instances when a coffee habit may have some protective health benefits. Aside from the caffeine giving you an early-morning energy buzz, [coffee’s] high levels of antioxidants can help protect your body from damage caused by free radicals, as well as fight off disease. The list of potential diseases and conditions that are less common in coffee drinkers is long. Caffeinated coffee is associated with lowering the risks for certain cancers and liver disease. . . . Daily consumption of three cups of coffee, whether caffeinated or decaffeinated, was associated with a 17 lower risk for all-cause mortality compared to no coffee intake. Caffeinated coffee also conveyed lower risks for cardiovascular disease and stroke with the highest benefits being seen in those consuming between three to five cups per day.

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Author: Ray Calabrese

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