Might as well put a twist and turn into your morning coffee by grinding it yourself. Freshly ground coffee has health benefits that are worth the extra 10 seconds it takes to do the grinding. It gets us off to a better day…
There are pros and cons to everything, yes, even coffee. Determine for yourself if you “should” be a coffee drinker.
If you are a coffee drinker, you might as well get the most out of it.
Health Benefits of FRESH Coffee
Keep it simple: When it is fresh, we get the most nutrients out of it. When it has been ground, sat around, it has lost many of the health benefits from nutrients.
- Nutrients like antioxidants, vitamin B2 riboflavin, pantothenic acid, potassium, manganese, magnesium, niacin
- Health benefits for brain, heart and liver
You’ll want to purchase whole bean coffee that smells and tastes fresh, not stale. If your coffee does not have a pleasant aroma, it is likely rancid. Grind it yourself to prevent rancidity as pre-ground coffee may be rancid by the time you get it home.
- Cuisinart Electric/Automatic Supreme Grind Burr Mill ($39 but will last for years)
- Hamilton Beach Electric Fresh Grind Coffee Grinder (budget friendly)
- JavaPresse Manual Coffee Grinder, Conical Burr Mill, Brushed Stainless Steel
Fresh coffee from organic, whole beans that are pesticide-free and mold-free can help keep your brain and muscle tissue young. Adding commercial sugar, milk or creamer will tend to diminish the value you receive from coffee
Replace the water your body is expelling from the detox benefits of coffee. This will prevent you from getting dehydrated.
Recent research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that having three cups of coffee per day could lengthen lifespan by lowering the risk of death from several key conditions including heart disease.
3 cups is not 3 pots. A cup equals 8 ounces, so we are really talking about one large cup of coffee at 24 ounces.
Dig Deeper – Learn More
- THIS IS WHAT A CUP OF COFFEE DOES TO YOUR BODY! ~ David Wolfe
- Green Coffee Health Benefits: Real or Imagined? ~ GreenMedInfo
- Research Database on Coffe Health Benefits ~ GreenMedInfo
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