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The Coffee Recommended for People with Chemical Sensitivities

November 2018, Townsend Letter By Dr. Steven M. Helschien Introduction We are exposed to an astounding amount of pollution daily. About 80,000 chemicals have been introduced into the world in the last century, but only a fraction of those have been tested for safety. Toxins are everywhere in our environment. They are in our food, … Read moreThe Coffee Recommended for People with Chemical Sensitivities

Coffee and the Reduction of Cancer Risks

August/September 2018, Townsend Letter By Dr. Steven M. Helschien Introduction Daily intake of coffee may boost your health in a myriad of ways, including by reducing your risk of several types of cancer, heart disease and even early death, according to several studies by the American Institute for Cancer Research, National Institutes of Health, and … Read moreCoffee and the Reduction of Cancer Risks

Coffee and Liver Disease

June 2018, Townsend Letter By Dr. Steven M. Helschien Introduction Drinking coffee has been enjoyed for generations, and there is good news for those who like drinking coffee. Recent studies have found that coffee is an antioxidant superfood rich in phytochemicals, polyphenols and other nutrients that reduce inflammation by neutralizing harmful free radicals, reducing the … Read moreCoffee and Liver Disease

What’s in Your Coffee? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

May 2018, Townsend Letter By Dr. Steven M Helschien Introduction Multiple studies have shown that coffee is a superfood, containing vast amounts of nutrients, and antioxidants – phytochemicals and phenols.[1] It contains more antioxidants than any other food, including berries, dark chocolate, and kale. The antioxidants in coffee provide many health benefits, including preventing disease … Read moreWhat’s in Your Coffee? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly