Antioxidants In Coffee
Enjoy a Cup
Antioxidants in Coffee has been researched in many countries. A chemist professor in Pennsylvania finds that there are healthy antioxidants in coffee as well as other foods or beverages in the American diet. Of course, even with the antioxidants in coffee, to much can make people jittery and even raise cholesterol levels, so food experts stress moderation. Dark chocolate is a comfort food high in antioxidants called flavenoids, click here.
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After analyzing the content of antioxidants in coffee and 100 different food items, including vegetables, fruits, nuts, spices, oils and common beverages by the agriculture department, they concluded that the average adult consumes 1,229 milligrams of antioxidants in coffee daily. The closest competitor was tea. Antioxidants in beets were a close second, click here.
Unfortunately, consumers are still not eating enough fruits and vegetables, which are better for you from an overall nutritional point of view, due to their highest content of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
The antioxidants in coffee are known as polyphenols. The sugar in the molecules had to be broken to measure the antioxidants in coffee. These findings were released in conjunction with the annual convention of the American Chemical Society in Washington.
Remember, moderation is the key, and if I say “more coffee is better” then I would tell you to spread it out and enjoy the benefits of antioxidants in coffee..