Next Avenue: Great news for coffee lovers: It can be really good for you. Here’s how to boost the benefits of your beans.

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This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. Sitting in a diner with my grandmother at age 4 or 5, I experienced my first cup of coffee — we were nestled in a booth, side-by-side; she handed me three creamers, two packets of sugar, and a spoon. I suppose that was to disguise the bitter flavor. It wouldn’t have mattered if the coffee tasted like dirt; this was my first foray into adulthood, and I loved it.

My mother and grandparents often sat around restaurants or at the kitchen table, laughing and telling stories into the night, exhaling cigarette smoke in one breath and inhaling caffeine in another. I wanted to be just like them. However, my mom was not so happy about my drink of choice back then or with her mother for allowing me to have it. But, Grandma retorted back, “it won’t kill her.”Plentiful health benefits of coffee Recent studies have shown that coffee can decrease mortality; there are plentiful health benefits of this most popular beverage and its many protective compounds. For example, research shows that for those without underlying conditions, pregnant, or under 12, consuming 3-4 cups a day can help to reduce the risks of Alzheimer’s, certain cancers, Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Additionally, it has been found that drinking c …

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