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Latest Harvard Study is Good News for Coffee Drinkers

October 13, 2008 Jim Couch

Many people have seen coffee drinking as an unhealthy habit, similar to smoking and drinking that perhaps should be given up.  Well, the latest Harvard Study adds to the increasing body of evidence that that’s not the case. The Harvard School of Public Health conducted a study over a 24 year period to determine the relationship between coffee drinking and the risks of dying from heart disease, cancer or any cause. The study showed that drinking large amounts of coffee does not increase a person’s risk for dying sooner than expected, and may actually be protective.  The design of the...

Coffee May Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

September 09, 2008 Jim Couch

Women who drink a lot of coffee may have less risk of developing cancer of the uterus, according to a Japanese study recently released. Researchers from Japan’s National Cancer Center conducted a study of 53,724 Japanese women to determine whether coffee consumption had any effect upon the risk of developing endometrial cancer, the most common type of uterine cancer. Over the course of the 15-year-long study 117 women developed endometrial cancer. Results showed that coffee consumption was significantly associated with a decreased risk of endometrial cancer. In fact, women who drank more than three cups of coffee per day were...

Acid Reflux Pills May Lead to Bone Loss and Hip Fractures

August 19, 2008 Jim Couch

If you have acid reflux and are taking pills for it, this would be of interest to you. According to a study published in the August 12 edition of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, long term exposure to proton pump inhibitors (PPI) is associated with osteoporosis-related fractures. Commonly known PPIs are Nexium, Prevacid, Prilosec and Protonix. Doctors studied 60,000 people aged 50 and older who had experienced hip fractures. For people who had been taking acid reflux pills for less than five years, the study found no association with hip fractures. However, at five years of pill usage, the doctors...

A Cup a Day to Keep Dementia Away!

June 09, 2008 Jim Couch

Daily Caffeine Protects Your Brain Coffee may cut the risk of dementia by blocking the damage cholesterol can inflict on the body, research suggests. According to the Journal of Neuroinflamation in an article published April 3,2008, results from studies show why caffeine can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.    Without being too technical, what the study indicated was that high levels of cholesterol and disruptions of the “blood brain barrier” (BBB) have been implicated as underlying reasons for Alzheimer’s disease.  The BBB is a filter which protects the central nervous system from potentially harmful chemicals carried around in...

100% Colombian Gourmet Supremo

June 07, 2008 Jim Couch

Your coffee drinking pleasure is about to be improved and made healthier through our FDA approved proprietary 100% natural TechnoRoasting™ process. We have virtually eliminated all the excess acid and irritants that cause heartburn, without flavor loss and without resorting to steam blasting, which vaporizes some of the flavor elements. We invite you to try our coffees…. and see for yourself why we consider HeathWise coffees to be truly exceptional!