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Health Update

The Good News About Coffee

Coffee lovers, rejoice. There are plenty of good reasons why you should enjoy your favourite brew. The trick is to make your coffee habit work for your health and wellbeing, not against it. Read on to find out about the benefits of coffee and how to get the best out of your daily fix.

It is rich in antioxidants

Coffee is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants, including flavonoids and chlorogenic acid, which help protect your body from free radical damage. Coffee also contains magnesium, potassium, niacin and choline and is a good source of vitamin B2 or riboflavin.

It lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes

Recent research suggests that sipping three to four cups of coffee a day cuts your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 25 percent. It is believed chlorogenic acid and trigonelline, which gives coffee its wonderful aroma, help to improve insulin sensitivity. Continue reading “The Good News About Coffee”

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