This week, at least, they’re saying that coffee is good for us. Coffee, apparently, contains chlorogenic acid, which affects blood glucose levels in a happy way. Chlorogenic acid is equally present in regular and decaf. The NY Times writes that “a typical serving of coffee contains more antioxidants than typical servings of grape juice, blueberries, raspberries and oranges.” This is supposed to lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and liver cirrhosis.
There are still plenty of studies about how coffee is bad for you; one such study says that more than two cups decreases blood flow to the heart, especially during exercise at high altitude.
Read more at the NY Times.
Coffee–the next health drink