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Andrew Salisbury
2000 Reasons to Drink Coffee: The Power of Phytochemicals

2000 Reasons to Drink Coffee: The Power of Phytochemicals

By Deanna Minich, PhD For years, I’ve been talking about “eating the rainbow” of colorful, whole, plant-based foods. Why? Because of the 5,000 to 10,000 of healthful compounds in plant foods called phytochemicals (1). These phytochemicals include compounds referred to as phenolic acids, lignans, alkaloids, flavonoids, carotenoids, isoflavones, and stilbenes, to name a few. Most people don’t know much about them because they aren’t listed on a food label, but what we know from scientific research is that they are just as important as any other nutrient. In fact, perhaps even more so, despite the fact we typically eat less...

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Andrew Salisbury
The Health Benefits of Darker Roast Coffee

The Health Benefits of Darker Roast Coffee

Why Dark Roast? Why Now? At Purity Coffee, we continue to look for the best green coffees and perform continual research in an effort to evolve our approach to optimizing our coffee's inherent health benefits. Coffee is extremely complex and various beneficial compounds can be created or destroyed at different levels in the roasting process. When we set out to create Purity Coffee, the goal was to produce what we believed to be the healthiest coffee on the market. Our focus was to deliver the purest form of coffee with the highest antioxidant levels possible, without sacrificing taste. As part...

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ILDI REVI
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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Chlorogenic Acid in Coffee: The Benefits of High CGA Coffee

Chlorogenic Acid in Coffee: The Benefits of High CGA Coffee

Did you know a cup of coffee each morning is a major source of beneficial antioxidants? In fact, clinical studies show that coffee is one of the largest sources of antioxidants in the human diet [1]. One antioxidant in particular, known as chlorogenic acid (CGA), is the key to many of coffee's most popular health benefits – it's one of the reasons why finding a high CGA coffee is so beneficial for people. Chlorogenic acid in coffee helps fight the damage caused by free radicals, which studies have suggested may help reduce inflammation, lower cholesterol and even lower your blood...

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