Americans get more antioxidants from coffee than anywhere else

More than 50% of U.S. adults are habitual coffee drinkers. Americans get more antioxidants from coffee than anywhere else (?!). Coffee drinkers may be at lower risk of liver and colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and Parkinson's disease.

"Most people drink it for the caffeine but it's the Number 1 source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet. Polyphenols are the "the good guys in coffee." Is coffee a "health food" now?


Trader Joe's Dark Coffee.

70% of Americans with an annual household income of $150,000 or more drink coffee, compared with 54% of Americans in a household making less than $25,000 a year.

However, at an average of 3 kg of coffee consumption per person per year, Americans are well behind world leader Norway at 11 kg (http://goo.gl/qxgg6).

Can drinking coffee even help you live longer? Maybe (same with alcohol).

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1 comment:

  1. Lower risk of liver and colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and Parkinson's? Pour me another cup, please! I'm so glad the tide is turning to "loving" coffee again.

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