Two Days To Celebrate Coffee! Health Benefits And My Weasel Coffee Too!

Celebrating Coffee Two Times!

It was “National Coffee Day 2022″ on Thursday, and it’s International Coffee Day today – so drink up!

Yes, these are my favorite days of celebration – because who doesn’t love coffee? It’s not only the best way to wake up to a new day, but here are some great facts about the health benefits of the bean as well!

Here’s An Eye-Opening Medical Study On Coffee! Drink Up!

I have posted many stories about my love of coffee, and medical reports confirm what we have all known:


Seriously, this study shows just how great coffee is, from protecting your liver to helping to prevent Alzheimer’s!

I just read a terrific story on MEDIUM that focused on the research published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine last year – and the bottom line was terrific, as it supports drinking coffee – even LOTS of coffee:

The report “suggests a lower risk of death was associated with drinking more coffee, including among coffee drinkers who have eight or more cups per day.”

A 2017 review of 201 coffee studies and 17 clinical trials, published in The BMJ, found coffee was:

“associated with a lower risk of several cancers, including prostate, endometrial, skin and liver cancer, as well as type 2 diabetes, gallstones, and gout.”

Beyond that, the researchers discovered positive effects on brain health: Coffee consumption was linked to a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease.

This was no minor study: it tracked coffee consumption and mortality among 521,330 people across Europe. The researchers discovered the following:

“Higher coffee consumption was associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, and specifically for circulatory diseases, and digestive diseases,” said lead author Marc Gunter, a nutrition expert at the International Agency for Research on Cancer. “Drinking more coffee was [also] associated with a more favorable liver function profile and immune response,” Gunter says.“Importantly, these results were similar across all of the 10 European countries, with variable coffee drinking habits and customs.”

OK, I love that picture, but coffee came out smelling like roses on this study!

Veronica Setiawan, an associate professor of preventive medicine at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine says:

“Coffee contains a lot of antioxidants and phenolic compounds that play an important role in cancer prevention,” she says. “Although this study does not show causation or point to what chemicals in coffee may have this ‘elixir effect,’ it is clear that coffee can be incorporated into a healthy diet and lifestyle.”

So not only is coffee good for you, but you can drink as much as you want! That leads to my three favorite coffee experiences:

“Colorless” Coffee!

Yes, I “consumed: this product, which I found in a Tokyo vending machine…I can’t say I drank it because it’s coffee jello! You can click here to see more of my taste test – and other wild things I found in Tokyo’s vending machines:

And what about this unique coffee drink I had in Tokyo?

Yes, I “consumed” this product, which I found in a Tokyo vending machine…I can’t say I drank it because it’s coffee jello! You can click here to see more of my taste test – and other wild things I found in Tokyo’s vending machines:

And finally, my friend Sabrina went to Southeast Asia and brought me back this special gift:

A Premium Weasel Product!

Yes, it’s coffee, harvested from the “droppings” of Weasels!

It’s the world’s best coffee and I made it – click here for my taste test!

So there you go: even more reasons to celebrate the health benefits of coffee!

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15 replies

  1. HI John, of course, you are talking about proper coffee that is made from beans. I doubt this applies to the cheap stuff that comes in a tin from the retailers. I don’t drink much coffee because it makes me hyperactive. Or maybe I should say, more hyperactive.

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  2. Of course I’m a huge coffee fan (Dunkin is the best- sorry Starbucks), yet I don’t think I’d be thrilled to drink colorless coffee. Great post, Hohn!


  3. I am clearly an over-celebrator, as I celebrate this more than once each and every day!

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  4. It’s the second thing I do after I wake up. Grind my coffee and steep it in my French press. After a couple cups, I switch to tea all day long. Then switch to wine in the late afternoon. There you go!

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  5. I just had a physical, and my doctor and I discussed the benefits of coffee. He raised many of the same points you’ve made.

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  6. Happy Coffee Day! I love it all – well, except maybe for the weasel coffee! 😉 🙂


  7. I changed to drinking tea ages ago, but it looks as if I am missing out on some major health benefits! 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  1. Two Days To Celebrate Coffee! Health Benefits And My Weasel Coffee Too! — johnrieber – Bite! Eat! Repeat!

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