New Research Emerges on “Wonder Herb”

There’s new research about an herb with potent health ben­e­fits.  This med­i­c­i­nal plant

  • Is rich in antiox­i­dants and min­er­als such as mag­ne­sium and chromi­um
  • Helps pre­vent Type 2 dia­betes
  • Pro­tects your heart from devel­op­ing an altered rhythm
  • Can low­er the inci­dence of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and oth­er forms of demen­tia
  • May pre­vent cer­tain can­cers, espe­cial­ly liv­er can­cer
  • Wards off depres­sion

This ver­sa­tile herb is pre­pared from the berry of a trop­i­cal plant.  After the berry is har­vest­ed, it’s dried and roast­ed.  Then the berries are ground into a pow­der which can be used to cre­ate an infu­sion in hot water.

It’s cof­fee.

On the whole, med­ical experts are begin­ning to agree that the pos­i­tive virtues of cof­fee out­weigh (at least for most peo­ple) any of the neg­a­tives.

But whether you’re a con­firmed lat­te-aholic or just think you’ll jump on the band­wag­on with this new health drink, be aware of a few of the pos­si­ble down­sides.

If you load your cof­fee up with sug­ar, whipped cream, or oth­er add-ins, you’ll also be adding a lot of calo­ries.  Keep it sim­ple.

And too much cof­fee can make you jit­tery, keep you awake at night, or put you at risk of dehy­dra­tion. (Ever notice how cof­fee makes you head to the bath­room? It’s a potent diuret­ic.  You’ve got to sup­ple­ment your cof­fee with extra water.)

But 2, 3, or even 4 cups a day?  You’re prob­a­bly giv­ing your health a boost.

Enjoy.

P.S. — Two Cautions

1. For some peo­ple, excess cof­fee con­sump­tion can trig­ger symp­toms of acid reflux.

2. Research shows a neg­a­tive health risk if you drink more than 48 ounces of cof­fee a day. That’s six “cups” — but it’s equal to just three Star­bucks grande’s.

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About Aaron Bynen

Aaron is a health conscious individual living in the Pacific Northwest.

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One Response to New Research Emerges on “Wonder Herb”

  1. FLORENCE DUHL says:

    WHAT A GOOD INFORMATIONAL ARTICLE. THANKS RON. AS A COFFEE DRINKER 2–3 CUPS A DAY, I WONDERED ABOUT ITSEFFECTS ON MY SYSTEM, EVEN IF I DID NOT INTEND TO GIVE IT UP.

    YOUR WEBSITE IS VERY GOOD AND THE INTRODUCTION YOU USE WITH THAT FABULOUS PAINTING (A MIRO OR A JUAN GRIS?) IS LOVELY!

    FLORENCE DUHL.

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