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While coffee is healthy for your body, it appears to be healthy for relationships as well. A recent study revealed 32% of coffee drinkers recommended morning coffee with their significant other as the best way to have a healthy relationship.  This even topped responses favoring buying flowers, dinner at a...

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Caffeinated Coffee Lowers Skin Cancer Risk

  With summer in full swing, many of us are thinking about protecting our skin from the sun when we head outside.  Some more recent good news for coffee drinkers is that the more we drink, the more we may be protecting ourselves against skin cancer.   Cancer Research published a report that drinking more caffeinated coffee can lower the chances of developing basal cell carcinoma, which is the most common form of skin cancer.  This was determined by more than 112,000 people over 20 years.  It’s likely this protective benefit is linked to caffeine because tea, soda, and chocolate...

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Superfoods

    With all of the new “healthy” foods on the market today with fancy names and packaging, it’s important to remember the regular foods in our diet that are just as healthy!  Here are a few “superfoods” you’re probably already eating:   Coffee: As you know, coffee protects against several types of cancers, Type II Diabetes, and Parkinson’s Disease. It also helps with digestion, concentration, and is the leading source of antioxidants in the US diet.   Yogurt:  Yogurt contains probiotics, which help with digestion and can reduce the risk of stomach ulcers and breast cancer.  This is also...

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Coffee Helps with Weight Loss?

A new study this month which was presented at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego shows that coffee taken as a supplement may help people lose weight. The study involved 16 obese patients who were given green coffee extract in a capsule form daily, and results were dramatic (in my opinion).  On average, adding this small amount of coffee extract to their diets (while keeping everything else constant) caused, on average, an 11% reduction in body weight! Chlorogenic acid, which is unprocessed, unroasted coffee’s primary ingredient, may be the weight-loss factor of this study, rather...

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Happy Valentine’s Day from HealthWise!

While coffee is healthy for your body, it appears to be healthy for relationships as well. A recent study revealed 32% of coffee drinkers recommended morning coffee with their significant other as the best way to have a healthy relationship.  This even topped responses favoring buying flowers, dinner at a nice restaurant, and expensive jewelry! Hope you enjoyed your HealthWise Coffee today!

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Everything You Want to Know About Coffee in Three Minutes

Check out this interesting video on how coffee is grown, who drinks it, and why coffee is healthy: http://tiny.cc/yo0ab

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