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THE BEST COFFEE FOR YOUR HEALTH, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

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There’s no denying coffee has to be one of the most ordered drink in the world. We here in Australia drink almost 2 kilograms of coffee per person! Unfortunately, even though many of us worship the jitter juice, coffee can actually be affecting your life more than you know.

A nutritionist has recently jumped up on Instagram to ruin our day, telling us that not all coffee-based drinks are equal when it comes to our health.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Coffee vs. “coffee”! ☕️🤤 Which side are you? — ☝🏼 Most coffee chain offerings are loaded with sugar and fat which can make you feel bloated, while a simple iced coffee has more coffee, and no sugar and fat. Certainly good news for our waistlines but also for overall health! — 🔬 The literature favoring coffee as a means of improving life and healthspan seems to be weighed in favor of consumption (at least for the general population—everyone is different). — 🎉 In a recent study, people who consumed 1 cup of coffee a day (including decaf) were 12% less likely to die from heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney disease over 16 years compared to those who didn't drink coffee. People who drank 2-3 cups per day were 18% less likely. — ✅ The notable thing about this research was that the study population was highly diverse (this is called population heterogeneity)—it was varied in ethnic makeup, encompassing African-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Latinos and white people. This means that the effect is more likely to apply to the general population (although still, its a correlation, which can not prove causation). — ❓How does coffee work for you? Does it make you feel good? Or jittery? Let me know fam. 👇🏼 — Personally, I decided to redefine my relationship with coffee and now only drink a small amount once a day (not every day or multiple times a day as I was) as a pre-workout ergogenic. 🏋️‍♂️ — Study referenced: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28693036 • • • • • #weightloss #healthyfood #healthyeating #cleaneating #healthylifestyle #nutrition #healthyliving #weightlossjourney #healthychoices #protein #fitfood #coffeetime #cafe #iifym #instafit #glutenfree #healthylife #exercise #organic #coffeelover #fitnessjourney #gains #wellness #coffeeaddict #getfit #fitgirl #fitnessmotivation #fitspiration #plantbased #muscle

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So, we want coffee, but want the healthiest version, what should be we drinking?

A regular iced long black. I know, I know. Boring right? But hear me out. Not only does it have 0 calories, but on the bright side you get more coffee and there are even health benefits!

 

A 2017 study found who smash one cup of coffee a day were 12 per cent less likely to die from heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory & kidney disease. Bottoms up.  

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