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Coffee and Your Health: What to Look for to Maximize the Nutrition in Your Cup

In this episode of A SENSe of Wellness, host Susan Greeley sits down with Andrew Salisbury, founder and CEO of Purity Coffee®, to talk about his quest to not only find but also produce and deliver the “world’s healthiest coffee” to consumers while supporting the health of the planet. The two unpack the nutritional makeup of the single most frequently consumed food in the U.S… coffee. This crave-worthy, energizing beverage is the number one source of antioxidants in humans’ daily diet globally, making these little beans incredibly powerful in fighting inflammation and oxidative stress, which aids in preventing diseases like liver failure, diabetes, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and cancer.

In honor of Heart Month this February, listeners will be happy to learn that coffee drinking has a net positive impact on heart health as well.  Drinking just 1-2 cups of coffee per day have been shown to reduce the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. While sipping your daily coffee for health seems like a no brainer, Susan and Andrew discuss the fact that not all coffee is created equal. They explore the differences between a bad, good, and great cup of coffee for your health and the environment. Listen in for more tips on what to look for to maximize the quality of taste and health in your cup!