Coffees 5 Best Perks
February 1, 2011
(excerpt from an article in Southern Living - Jan 2011)
1. COFFEE MAY REDUCE YOUR CHANCE OF DEVELOPING DIABETES.
People who drink 3-4 cups of coffee each day are 25% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Just take it easy on the sugar.
2. COFFEE HELPS REDUCE MUSCLE SORENESS AFTER WORKOUTS.
A recent study found that 2 cups of coffee reduced post-exercise muscle soreness by almost half.
3. COFFEE IS A GREAT SOURCE OF ANTIOXIDANTS.
Antioxidants help protect your body from heart disease, stroke, and some other diseases.
4. COFFEE IS A BRAIN BOOSTER.
Coffee increases short-term memory recall. In addition, people who drink 3-5 cups per day are 65% less likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's.
5. COFFEE MAY REDUCE YOUR RISK FOR DEVELOPING SOME CANCERS.
Coffee drinkers are 50% less likely to get liver cancer than non-coffee drinkers. There has also been evidence that coffee consumption has a connection to lower rates of colon and breast cancer.
If you've ever felt guilty about that third cup of Java - don't. Go ahead and indulge in that latte - more than just tasting good - it might be good for you as well.
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