Monday, March 15, 2010

Food & Nutrition
Coffee: Good or Bad?

To drink coffee or not to drink coffee: That is the question. Over the years, we've received many conflicting messages about this popular and addictive beverage. Concerns that it may lead to high blood pressure and heart disease once prompted some health-conscious folks to give it up, but a few recent studies have shown no link to heart disease in healthy people. In fact, some research indicates that coffee can actually decrease the risk of certain chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes.

Although researchers are still learning about the effects of coffee on health, many experts agree that most people can safely enjoy it in moderation. However, you should keep in mind that only black coffee is calorie free.

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