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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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6 MORE REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE

LOWER THE RISK OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE

Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s.  It is caused by the death of dopamine-generating neurons in the brain.  As with Alzheimer’s, there is no known cure, which makes focusing on prevention all the more important.  Studies have shown that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, with a reduction in risk ranging from 32-60%.  It appears that the caffeine itself is causing the effect.  People who drink decaf don not have a lower risk of Parkinson’s.

COFFEE MAY PROTECT THE LIVER

Your liver is an amazing organ that carries out hundreds of important functions in your body.  Several common diseases affecting the liver are hepatitis and fatty liver disease.  Continue reading 6 MORE REASONS TO DRINK COFFEE