In the food industry, often times textbooks are written for the sole purpose of promoting certain foods as having 'health benefits', deemphasizing all the side effects of it. Ever seen 'new studies' of foods where the info practically swept the whole nation? The food industry is marketing through a mean that is accepted by science related professionals.
My name is Nassaugirl and I am a coffee addict....
Just read a study the other day that women who drink coffee are only half as prone to severe depression ad those who don't. And once you're over 50 drinking coffee every day can dramatically reduce the risk of cancer. So there
My grandma keeps a little sachet of coffee in her handbag for emergency usage. She says it is more important to her than her valium for bed time. Perks of old age.