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After Analyzing Studies, New Coffee Health Benefits Come To Light

A statistical analysis of 127 studies published in the Annual Review of Nutrition, has brought new details on the health benefits of enjoying coffee.  According to the meta-analysis, as reported by Inc., the consensus of these studies is that coffee: Reduces your risk of cancer up to 20 percent. Reduces your risk of Type 2 …

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Caffeine is the “Performance Enhancer in the Kitchen” and a “Soldier’s Salvation”

An interesting piece in The Wall Street Journal caught our eye today over our morning cup of coffee. According to research, caffeine consumption “can confer a 1% to 2% benefit” to competitive athletes, allowing them to jump a bit higher and run a bit faster.  This slight increase may seem nominal but, in sports where …

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The Atlantic Outlines the Case for Drinking as Much Coffee as You Like

Here’s a story we can definitely get behind.  A new article posted by The Atlantic compiles research into the health benefits of drinking coffee: from protecting the liver to reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and even possible pain relief effects.  While we don’t recommend going overboard with their recommendation to drink as much as you …

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Happy Bike To Work Day! Get Free BRC Coffee at Transportation Alternatives Fueling Stations

Ride your bike to work on Friday, May 16th!  Everyday bike commuters and those who wish they did unite: it’s time for Bike to Work Day, the national holiday celebrating your two-wheeled commute.  Join the Transportation Alternatives folks at fueling stations across the five boroughs for free Brooklyn Roasting Company iced coffee, Vita Coco and KIND …

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Cornell Study Shows a Cup of Coffee a Day May Keep Retinal Damage Away

According to a Cornell study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, coffee may aid in prevention of deteriorating eyesight and possible blindness from retinal degeneration due to glaucoma, aging and diabetes.  A cup of coffee contains about 7-9% chlorogenic acid (CLA), a strong antioxidant that prevents retinal degeneration in mice.  In the study, “mice …

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Gothamist Spring Guide Includes Transportation Alternatives BRC Fueling Stations

Spring has sprung and Gothamist posted a guide of 20 fun things to do in the month of May.  On the list is biking to work and, along the way, grabbing a free cup of Brooklyn Roasting Company coffee (plus other goodies) at one of the Fueling Stations set up in all five boroughs by Transportation …

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More Research Indicates Coffee Consumption is Linked to Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

More good news for coffee drinkers.  As reported earlier, coffee can decrease your risk of type 2 diabetes. According to a new study posted in Diabetologia, a journal which publishes original clinical and experimental research within the field of diabetes, researchers found “novel evidence that increasing coffee consumption over a 4 year period is associated with a lower risk …

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