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COFFEE: GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

A recent study done by Harvard followed 130,000 male and female volunteers, who were already in their 40s and 50s, for 18-24 years to see who died within that period.  They did not find any relationship between coffee consumption and increased risk of death from any cause, death from cancer or death from cardiovascular disease.  Even people who drank up to six cups of coffee per day were at no higher risk of death.  For the general Continue reading COFFEE: GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

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17 WEIRD FACTS ABOUT COFFEE

YOU DON’T NEED COFFEE WHEN YOU FIRST WAKE UP

Your body naturally produces a hormone called cortisol that helps you feel awake and alert.  This hormone is released according to your circadian rhythm, dictated by the time of the day.  If you have a habit of drinking coffee when you first wake up, try waiting a bit longer so that your caffeine isn’t wasted during a time when your cortisol is at its highest.

COFFEE ISN’T THAT DEHYDRATING

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IS COFFEE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

A recent study done by Harvard followed 130,000 male and female volunteers, who were already in their 40s and 50s, for 18-24 years to see who died within that period. They did not find any relationship between coffee consumption and increased risk of death from any cause, death from cancer or death from cardiovascular disease.  Even people who drank up to six cups of coffee per day were at no higher risk of death.   For the general population the study suggests that coffee drinking doesn’t have any serious detrimental effects.

If you’re drinking so much coffee that you get tremors, have sleeping problems, or feel stressed and uncomfortable, then obviously you’re drinking too much coffee.  But in terms Continue reading IS COFFEE GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?