Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Coffee: A Cupful of Health Benefits

Is coffee harmful to your health? Actually, recent studies show that coffee is not only not harmful to your health, but plenty of health benefits are brewing in America's beloved beverage.
Patients coming to the Whitaker Wellness Institute sometimes express surprise that we serve coffee. Doesn't it increase the body's acidity? Aren't health-conscious people supposed to drink tea instead? Isn't caffeine bad for you?

If coffee were harmful, then every morning emergency rooms around the world would be choked with people suffering the ill effects of our favorite breakfast beverage. Of course, this isn't the case. Coffee is not harmful. On the contrary, I consider it to be a health food, and hundreds of studies bear this out. Read more

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