3 Surprising Beverages to Help You live longer. you are going to like this..... the winners are:
A recent study published on a Harvard Health Blog noted that people who drank a moderate amount of coffee lived longer. The blog is based on a study by scientists at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. They compiled data from three ongoing studies involving almost 300,000 men and women for up to 30 years. Their results, recently published in the journal Circulation, found that moderate coffee consumption was linked with a lower risk of overall mortality, as well as a lower risk of death from heart and neurological diseases.
The reason why coffee may help you live longer is that coffee contains many antioxidants that protect the body by keeping free radicals from damaging molecules in the body. This oxidation is considered to be one among the mechanisms behind the aging process that causes common diseases like cancer and heart disease. Coffee is one of the major sources of antioxidants, outranking many fruits and vegetables.
If you already thought tea is good for you, now there is research published in the Annals of Epidemiology that backs you up. The study suggests that green tea lowers the risk of heart disease and premature death. The study, conducted by Japan’s National Cancer Center, found that subjects in the study who drank 5 cups a day or more had the lowest risk of death from heart disease, stroke and respiratory diseases. The antioxidants in tea may provide “survival benefits,” according to the researchers. Just drink the tea you like best - it does not have to be a green tea for results.
Its true adding lemon to water is good for you. It adds antioxidants to water that have excellent health benefits. The body of the average adult is nearly 75% water. Your body needs water to keep your blood flowing easily, your kidneys to function, and your digestive system to work properly. Scientists at Loma Linda University found that drinking 5 8-ounce glasses of water a day was linked to a significantly lower risk of fatal heart attack than drinking two glasses or less every day. So grab a bottle of H20 and drink up!
And now this a water bottle smart enough to track how much water you have had and how much you need. from hidratespark.com. An especially great idea for those of you who need to drink more water but forget or simply loose track of how much you have had during the day
Playing complement to this hardware is a smartphone app that visualizes consumption and also allows you to modify the hidrate me settings. This App lets you view your historical water drinking and likely modify your water intake based on activity and past energy levels. At $54.95 (on sale for $47.95) it seems like a great idea if you want/need to improve your water intake, live a healthier lifestyle and stay fit and energized for your day's activities. After a successful funding on indigogo, the company has completely sold out its initial inventory. They are accepting future orders for delivery in December.
Of course you can always carry water in the latest color S'well bottle for style and convenience - don't leave home without one! Save the world from the scurge of plastic bottles. Keeps your beverage cool for 24 hour or hot for 12.