Nothing seems to get people as riled up as the question of their coffee consumption. When I talk to moms about incorporating healthier habits into their routine, this is one of the things that they get most defensive about. “You will pry my cup of joe from my cold, dead hands” seems to be a common sentiment. And this is even before I utter a single word about coffee!
The fact that some people jump the gun on this suggests that there is a perception out there that coffee is not good for us. But is that really true? Like many good questions about nutrition and health, the answer to whether coffee is beneficial or not depends on the individual context and is not as black and white as you might think. Continue reading Ask the Omnivorist: Is coffee good for me?