Coffee for a healthy life
Many folks choose to include Bahamas Coffee Roasters coffee in their healthy lifestyles, and we can’t blame them. Coffee gives an excellent boost before the start of the day, it delivers a bundle of health benefits—and it’s most potent when taken moderately, two to three cups a day. So why not choose the best coffee to enjoy?
"Mounting evidence suggests that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, gallstones, Parkinson's disease, cirrhosis, and certain types of liver, breast, and colon cancers... Hundreds of compounds, including antioxidants, seem to be responsible for coffee's many protective benefits." — Renee Martin-Kratzer, in Reader’s Digest, October 2008
"Coffee is not usually thought of as health food, but a number of recent studies suggest that it can be a highly beneficial drink. Researchers have found strong evidence that coffee reduces the risk of several serious ailments, including diabetes, heart disease and cirrhosis of the liver." — Nicholas Bakalar in The New York Times, August 15, 2006
"...caffeine's critics don't have much going for them beyond an almost religious zeal to demonize the stuff. In fact, recent evidence suggests they are dead wrong. Caffeine, it turns out, has a multitude of health benefits."
— Richard Lovett in the New Scientist, September 24, 2005
In other research news...
"Three cups of coffee a day curbs memory loss in women aged 65 and older" — French study published in the August, 2007 issue of the journal Neurology.
"A cup of coffee, a morning run helps keep skin cancer at bay, researchers say" — A U.S. study published in July, 2007, by researchers at New Jersey's Rutgers University.
"Antioxidants in coffee lower risk of cardiovascular disease in women over 55" — A 2006 study published in the May, 2006 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.