83% of adults drink coffee in the U.S., according to the National Coffee Associations online survey-2013. Coffee has been touted as both 'Hero' and 'Villain' in the topic of health. Although research has shown that coffee has some health benefits associated with drinking it in moderation, the reality is most coffee drinkers consume more than 2 cups (16 oz) per day. This is far from moderation- not to mention- where the detrimental effects begin to kick in.
COFFEE...Hero or Villain?
One of the most controversial topics is whether or not coffee is good for you. This topic will make your head spin, so I'm going to give you cold, hard facts....coffee carries both benefits and detriment. Let’s look at both.