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Is coffee good for you?

by in Health Tips, News & Events February 6, 2019

Coffee isn’t just tasty and energizing — it may also be extremely good forIs Coffee Good For You? you.

In recent years and decades, scientists have studied it’s effects on various aspects of health. Their results have been nothing short of amazing.

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It isn’t just black water. Many of the nutrients in the beans do make it into the final drink, which actually contains a decent amount of vitamins and minerals.

One cup contains (28):

  • 6% of the RDA for pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)
  • 11% of the RDA for riboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • 2% of the RDA for niacin (B3) and thiamine (B1)
  • 3% of the RDA for potassium and manganese

The argument over it’s health impact has been going on forever. Here’s a look at it’s controversial history and what science says today about coffee’s benefits.

Hear from Dr. Sanjay Gupta in this short video posted by CNN but don’t forget, even though moderate amounts are good for you, drinking way too much of it can still be harmful.

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