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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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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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