Why would you consume Decaf?
This is typically the ONE reason to consume coffee daily; to get the morning slap in the face, and help us stay alert throughout the day.
While it's common to drink coffee to feel the effects of caffeine, what if I told you it was just one of many.
We dare say coffee or rather decaf coffee should be part of your daily healthy diet. If you’re willing to entertain that idea, please read on.
Sad Cow Coffee was founded on the inability to consume caffeine due to a sensitivity to it.
Scratching our own itch has lead to researching non-chemical decaffeination processes and discovered a treasure of benefits from simply drinking decaf coffee, even if it’s lost it’s caf. 🐮
Studied benefits of consuming decaf coffee.
There are a slew of studies and research out there supporting the mind, and body benefits of consuming coffee regularly. (sans sugar & cream of course). While these benefits may seem incredible, and we’ll cite the sources. We’d also encourage you to do your own research.
- Two or more cups of decaf coffee per day has also been linked with up to a 48% lower risk of developing rectal cancer,
- Both regular and decaf, has been linked with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. Each daily cup may reduce the risk up to 7%.
- Reduce the risk of developing Gout,
- Decaf coffee has been shown to cause significantly less acid reflux than regular coffee.
- Decaf coffees are rich in magnesium, which has been associated with a decreased risk for diabetes and improved cardiovascular and brain function.
- Helps protect your liver, a study, showcased the hepatoprotective benefits that coffee possess, regardless of caffeine content. Researchers noted that the coffee diterpenes and various oils, like cafestol and kahweol, seem to showcase protective effects against a certain toxin called aflatoxin, which negatively harms the liver.
So whether you cannot consume caffeine because of a sensitivity, or you’re simply looking to live a longer healthier life. Decaf coffee is a smart choice. Sad Cow Coffee’s community is here to help support and help navigate these strange, yet welcomed notion of consuming decaf coffee in public.
Be part of the Sad Cow Coffee movement, join the herd.
Further reading and sources
- Source: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/diacare/37/2/569.full.pdf
- Source: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/decaf-coffee-good-or-bad#section4
- Source: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hep.27367/full
- Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1993955/
- Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23344884