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Great News for Caffeine Lovers (goodbye fat)

It’s funny to me, that for years, caffeine was demonized by the health industry.Yes, most people drink caffeine in some form, but there’s always been this underlying antagonism against caffeine.Mainly, people figure that since it’s technically a drug, it must be bad for us.While an argument against overconsumption of caffeine can certainly be made, the truth is more and more evidence shows that consuming caffeine is actually a boon to health.Take a recent animal study as a growing body of proof that caffeine can positively affect your health. How Caffeine Consumption Helped Prevent Weight Gain and Improved Fat Loss Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wanted to test how caffeine intake influenced body fat composition.So they gave rats...

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Guess What “Too Much” Coffee Does To You

  One of the beverages health professionals like myself are asked about frequently is coffee. Because coffee is a drug (well, caffeine is a drug) and it obviously has stimulatory properties, people can’t help but think it’s bad for you. Makes sense, right? If it makes your heart race and you can’t function without it then it’s got to be bad for you, right? Especially if you drink a lot of it through the day. Not so fast health conscious reader. The truth is because coffee is such a popular beverage (Americans drink 146 billion cups annually) it’s been the subject of a massive number of studies. In fact, It may be the most well-studied beverage on the planet, even more...

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Harvard University Finds Coffee Is Proven to Help You Live Longer

Love Coffee? Good, Coffee Is Proven To Help You Live Longer One of the reasons I fixate on coffee so much in my writing isn’t because I’m some java fiend. Far from it actually, as I’m not a huge coffee lover. No, the reason I write about it with some amount of frequency is because everyone else loves it. It’s estimated the average American spends about $1,200 dollars a year on coffee…and since it’s by far our most popular and most easily accessible “legal drug”, I’m inclined to tell you the good and the bad about one of America’s favorite beverages. So that’s why I’m happy to tell you about coffee’s ability to positively affect how long you live and why coffee is proven...

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How Coffee Could Help Those Suffering From This Terrible Disease

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. It’s the object of great affection for billions, and for good reason too. It tastes great, and there are a laundry list of beneficial reasons to drink coffee. It’s been shown to help with alertness, mental disorders, physical appearance and more. And now it appears coffee might be able to help those suffering from colon cancer heal quicker and survive longer. A study published in The Journal of Clinical Oncology was able to show those who consumed 2-3 cups of regular coffee every single day had a smaller chance of their cancer coming back and were less likely to die, will as well. The study was conducted by Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at the Dana-Farber...

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Misunderstood “Drug” Has Remarkable Health Benefits

Any idea what the most popular drug on the planet is? Every year, $20 billion of it is sold, often times right down the street from your house. It’s second only to oil as far as demand is concerned. And, over 25,000,000 people are directly involved in the production and distribution of this drug!! I’m of course referring to coffee. Well, coffee is just the vehicle for the drug caffeine, but you get the idea. Now, let me be upfront,, I have personally avoided coffee because of its effects on the adrenal glands. I’ll talk about that in detail at the end of the article. But, when consumed in moderation it does have some studied health benefits I think you should...

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