Coffee: Drink to Your Health!

If you’re anything like me, you can’t function properly without your morning cup of coffee. Discovered more than 1,000 years ago by hungry goats roaming the hills of Ethiopia, it has become the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet. Black tea, bananas, dry beans and corn round out the top five. Once a health pariah blamed for everything from stunted growth, to heart disease, to making you visit the bathroom more often, coffee is now making a comeback. Three new studies were published this year alone touting it’s health benefits. But can a latte a day really keep the doctor away? Here is some evidence that suggests the answer is, “Yes!” [Read more...]