Coffee is one of those products that garnish quite a bit of attention in America. It seems to be a trigger word for better or for worse, and no doubt most Americans are seemingly hooked. So what are the health benefits of coffee? How much coffee should we be consuming per day? What should we be looking to avoid when it comes to our daily brew?
In this episode, we are joined by two amazing guests who have a broad spectrum of knowledge when it comes to coffee, Dr. Chopra & Andrew Salisbury.
1:38 Dr. Chopra & Andrew Salisbury’s Introductions
2:00 Liver diseases
5:20 Benefits of coffee on disease
14:40 Adding sugar to coffee
16:45 Effects on the microbiome
21:01 Purity Coffee Intro
23:00 Mycotoxins in coffee
“People who drink coffee have lower levels of liver enzymes.”
“If you drink two regular cups of coffee a day, there’s a 40% reduction in liver cancer mortality.”
“Inflammation is a major culprit in many disorders. Inflammation is also a big player in heart disease and cancer. People who drink coffee have lower levels of C Reactive proteins.”
“Drinking three cups of coffee can be better than 2 or 1.”
“Artificial sweeteners can actually make the blood sugar go higher than normal sugar.”
“The Mycotoxin found in coffee, Ochratoxin A– damages the kidneys, is immunosuppressant and is actually considered a carcinogen”