“If you make someone laugh,
you give them a little vacation.”
– Winston Churchill
From Jeffrey Huntington in “New Health Benefits From Daily Coffee” published in Life Extension Magazine we find another example of the rapidly expanding literature regarding the benefits of drinking coffee. Please click here for article.
The scientific community is expressing growing interest in discovering the health benefits contained in coffee. And research in this area has exploded in the past several years. And researchers have found that the risk of dying was significantly reduced in those who drank coffee (all levels of consumption) compared to those who did not.
New epidemiological studies have shown sharp reductions in the risk of overall death among coffee drinkers. There now is compelling evidence of coffee’s health benefits regarding cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, neuro-degenerative disease, plus liver and kidney cancers. Researchers from the University of Scranton report that coffee is the No. 1 source of antioxidants in the American diet. (HealthCastle.com)
Can coffee be part of a healthy diet? There is a new perception on the health benefits of coffee. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. seem to confirm the positive view. From the Mayo Clinic, Donald Hensrud, M.D. reports that studies have shown coffee may have health benefits, including protecting against Parkinson’s disease, type 2 diabetes and liver disease, including liver cancer. It also appears to improve cognitive function and decrease the risk of depression. Click here for more.
From lowered cancer risks to a sharper memory, more studies are showing that coffee is good for you – but why?
Regular coffee drinkers have a 39 percent decreased risk of head and neck cancer, according to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Bio-markers & Prevention. Those who drank an estimated four or more cups a day had significantly fewer cancers of the mouth and throat than non coffee drinkers, the study found.
The safe daily dosage of caffeine is 300 milligrams for adults and 35 to 40 milligrams a day for children, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Click here for more.
“Coffee contains more than a thousand chemicals, some of which have antioxidant and anti-mutagenic activities,” according to Mia Hashibe, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Utah.
Drinking coffee provides for your longevity and offers many protective benefits. Please pardon me while I pour another cup! I have found that the more I mention this, the more thirsty I am.
The sign “The Buck Stops Here” was on President Truman’s desk in his White House office. I am making a new sign for my desk that says, “The Starbuck Stops Here!”.
So don’t walk past my office with coffee in hand without stopping to share. You are endangering my life by withholding this life giving drink.
And, I grew up in west Texas, so I have stories to tell.
“R.J.” after putting on about a pound a day for a few months!