Podcast Episode 72

Coffee. Caffeine. Are they really all that bad for your health? The answer to that question is nuanced and is potentially good news for coffee-lovers.

PLUS: The nutrition challenge!

IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT:

IN THIS EPISODE WE’LL COVER SOME OF THESE QUESTIONS:

  • Is coffee bad for me? Good for me?
  • What about my ritual with coffee?
  • What are the health benefits of coffee?
  • How do different people respond differently to caffeine?
  • What role do genetics play?
  • What about pesticides in coffee?
  • What about tea?

MENTIONED ON SHOW:

What about tea?

(See our tea episode: http://marypurdy.co/health-benefits-black-tea/)

What are some alternatives to coffee?

https://us.foursigmatic.com/

https://teeccino.com/

AND FIND OUT:

How many coffee cups we throw away every year? (Actual amount: 25 billion (with a “B”) coffee cups thrown away in the US every year.)

How you can WIN a free re-usable coffee mug!

About THINK coffee in NYC, a great company supporting sustainable practices and working with issues of social justice.

https://www.thinkcoffee.com/ 

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About the Show

Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition & lifestyle, backed by over 11 years of clinical experience, a passion for sustainability and a healthy sense of humor. Join the weekly conversation! Episodes come out weekly.

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ABOUT MARY Mary Purdy is a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University. She speaks at conferences throughout the year and was the Keynote speaker at the 2019 Bastyr University Commencement. Past experience includes:

  • Currently Adjunct Professor at Bastyr University
  • 4 years as Coach and Clinical Education Lead at Arivale, Seattle
  • 8 years in private practice (8 yrs)
  • 5 years Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health

Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness, promotes plant-based and sustainable eating habits and believes that food is medicine!

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests.