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Avoiding caffeine? Decaf coffee provides many of the same health benefits.

Trying to cut down on coffee because of the caffeine? As much as coffee is a sensory beverage, it can be a functional one. We can drink for our enjoyment and social pleasure, we can drink it for our health, or we can drink it because it contains caffeine that keeps us alert. Caffeine is …

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Coffee: An unexpected ally in the fight against cancer

Cancer is one of the most frightening and pervasive diseases worldwide. Amazingly, coffee is turning out to be one of the most easily accessible tools to fight it. Compounds in coffee that might alter cancer’s progression and effects include chlorogenic acids (CGAs), diterpenes, and yes, even caffeine. “The associations between coffee consumption and risks of …

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Should You Avoid Coffee Because of Acrylamide? Absolutely Not.

After a years-long court battle, a California judge has ruled that coffee companies that did not want to settle financially out of court must post cancer warnings due to possible levels of acrylamide. Don’t let scare tactics keep you from enjoying one of the highest-antioxidant superfoods in the Western diet and one of life’s purest …

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