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Sunday
Jun192011

5 Good Reasons to Drink Coffee

Here’s a list of five good reasons to drink coffee.

1. Cut the Pain
Two cups of coffee can cut post-workout muscle pain by up to 48%.

2. Increase your fiber intake
A cup of brewed coffee represents a contribution of up to 1.8 grams of fiber of the recommended intake of 20-38 grams.

3. Lowered risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Those who consumed 6 or more cups per day had a 22% lower risk of diabetes.

4. Lowered risk of Alzheimer’s disease
There is considerable evidence that caffeine may protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

5. Reduces Gout
Risk for developing gout (in men) decreases with increased coffee consumption.

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