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Why Top Athletes Choose Coffee for an Edge (and it’s not just the caffeine)

Why Top Athletes Choose Coffee for an Edge (and it’s not just the caffeine)

It’s probably no surprise to you that caffeine boosts sports performance. But athletes need more than just a boost for performance, they need a boost for recovery as well, and coffee provides both. Scientists agree and research suggests that athletic performance can be improved with just a moderate amount of coffee consumption, for both endurance and even high-intensity type athletics. The performance benefits of coffee include: Delaying exhaustion Reducing pain Supporting endurance and high-intensity performance Helping the body recover more quickly from exercise Today, the overall body of scientific evidence supports that there are many performance benefits that can be...

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

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 a natural plant compound found in plants like coffee, tea, and cocoa. It is also added to other beverages, such as soda and energy drinks, and can be found in certain over-the-counter pain-relievers. We are all aware of its stimulatory effect on the human body....

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Andrew Salisbury
Coffee and Adrenal Fatigue

Coffee and Adrenal Fatigue

Do I have to Give up Coffee because of Adrenal Fatigue? If you have been told to stop drinking coffee and you are about to act on it, please read on. There is increasing concern that our high-stress and fast-paced lifestyles might be influencing our health. Is modern life too stressful for us? Are we burning ourselves out? The growing popular concern is that pushing our bodies past our limits and not listening to our natural day and night rhythms could have a potentially negative impact on our health. Coffee is used by many people as a functional beverage, giving...

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Healthy Coffee and its Role in Protecting Against Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Healthy Coffee and its Role in Protecting Against Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

The benefits of coffee on the liver were first recognized in people suffering from liver cirrhosis, which is a disease that mostly develops as a result of alcoholic liver damage. Studies by Klatsky et al. as well as others recognized a correlation between coffee intake and decrease in elevated liver enzymes, and overall hospitalizations and mortality of people with liver cirrhosis. It appeared that, for alcoholic liver disease, coffee could make a major difference in how fast the disease progressed and could even work to reduce damage. Most people are aware that alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for...

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