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Coffee for a Healthier Mind?

December 21, 2018

It’s not just caffeine that boosts the mind—other compounds in coffee may support long term  brain health. According to various studies, compounds found in coffee may help the brain against diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lewy Body Dementia. Coffee is rich in antioxidants, but there’s more than that going on. Other compounds, including fatty acids […]

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Questions About Hep C?

June 26, 2015

You may have seen Hep C advertisements around the web, targeting Baby Boomers. Why? It’s recommended that all Baby Boomers get tested for Hep C. They, as a generation, were at just the wrong time for medicine and disease spread. Stories of reusing needles to give vaccines, for instance, are common. The practices that prevent […]

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Research shows that coffee drinkers are more likely to have the energy (and ability) for intimacy than non-coffee drinkers. For men, everyone but people with diabetes experienced fewer instances of problems like erectile dysfunction with 2 cups a day. For women, 1 cup of coffee was enough for them to report more instances of intimacy. […]

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The Perfect Cup Of Tea

March 31, 2015

Studies come out frequently enough that I think most people realize there are health benefits to be had from both coffee and tea—but since both are used primarily as stimulants, it’s easy to miss where the benefits come from (it’s not the caffeine). Coffee, tea, chocolate, and related plants have high antioxidant content, as well […]

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There’s an antioxidant in coffee, chlorogenic acid, which (at least in mice) protected the retinal tissue. Oxidative stress, which can come from numerous sources (including lack of oxygen to your eyes, contact wearers), can cause tissue damage and loss of sight. Antioxidants fight oxidation, and apparently chlorogenic acid is particularly good at fighting that oxidation […]

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