Tag Archives: heart disease

Bring on the Coffee Please

Who wouldn’t like an excuse to drink more coffee?

It’s a bit of a joke at work that I always have a cup of black coffee in my hand.  So, a little research that supports my favorite drink is welcome.

The recent release of the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee states that strong evidence shows that the consumption of coffee within the moderate range (3 to 5 cups per day or 400 mg/d of caffeine) is not associated with increased long-term health risks among healthy individuals. Continue reading Bring on the Coffee Please

Cholesterol Not so Bad? Not so Fast.

The Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee has been released, and people are talking.

It is a 570 page document outlining the latest in scientific research regarding food-based recommendations from a large government panel of experts in diet and nutrition.

And therein lies the challenge. Continue reading Cholesterol Not so Bad? Not so Fast.