Thursday, September 29, 2011

Happy Coffee Day

Today, September 29, 2011 is "National Coffee Day." Coffee is my  comfort drink.  I love the way it smells, tastes, and makes me feel.

Benefits of Drinking Coffee

1. Coffee drinkers are less likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes, Parkinson's diseas, and Dementia.
2. Coffee drinkers have fewer cases of heart rhythm problems and strokes.
3. The acidity in coffee helps fight acne.
4. Flavonoids in coffee have been found to inhibit the formation of UVB induced tumors.
5.  The caffine in coffee has been linked to an emotional uplift.
6.  Coffee improves your memory.
7.  It keeps you regular.
8. Eases muscle pain.  Drinking coffeee before a workout can prevent post-workout soreness.

According to the Mayo Clinic,  drinking  between 2-4 cups of brewed coffee a day is not harmful.

So go and enjoy a cup of coffee today.

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