Is Coffee a Superfood? Part 1


Dr. Steven Helschien does a deep-dive on the benefits of coffee. Once reviled as bad for the heart, new research is vindicating coffee, and even showing that caffeine delivers cardiac benefits without increasing the risk of hypertension or cardiac arrhythmias. How many servings are optimal? What other substances in coffee are beneficial? What about claims that the acrylamides in coffee can cause cancer? Is it important for coffee to be organic? Coffee also appears to counteract depression and protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases. It’s also helpful for the liver, combatting fatty liver, gallstones, and liver cancer. There are additional protective effects vs. metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Caffeine is also a proven ergogenic agent for sport, and may facilitate weight loss. Dr. Helschien describes how his quest for the perfect functional food led to the development of antioxidant-rich Purity Coffee. Click HERE for part 2.


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