Coffee: A Detailed Perspective

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Intro

At some point or another, you have likely come across negative health claims about coffee consumption such as, “coffee causes cancer” or “coffee stunts your growth.”

Disregard old wives’ tales. Acquire science.

Coffee has been consumed for ages and is one of the most commonly consumed beverages worldwide to this date. People consume coffee for various reasons, but it is fairly safe to assume that most of us drink coffee for that daily jolt first thing in the morning.

Are there other benefits to drinking coffee other than to help us get going in the morning?

The answer seems to be yes.

  • Research is now suggesting coffee consumption may slash our risk for developing chronic diseases such as Type II Diabetes (1) and Parkinson’s disease (2).
  • From an anecdotal and scientific standpoint, coffee consumption can improve cognitive function, mood, and energy levels (3)
  • For the athlete or trained…

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