Before I start what is likely going to be one of my controversial episodes, I need to make it very clear that I love football. I played for a decade and coached for seven years. However, there is emerging evidence of a link between football and heart disease. On a more personal note, several of the men who have coached me at different points in my career have died from heart attacks. Take every effort you can to control the risk factors you can. Consult regularly with your physician, and make sure that you are working with him to control your blood pressure, your cholesterol, and everything else you can.
This episode is all about one of my favorite drugs, coffee. Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed mind altering substances, full of a huge number of compounds with various health effects. Coffee seems to have pretty incredible health benefits, and seems quite safe. This is one you are going to want to share with the coffee consumers in your life.