Coffee Is Officially Good For You (Again)

Coffee Is Officially Good For You (Again)

People who guzzle three to four cups of coffee a day benefit most from the hot drink's health benefits, according to a new study.

These benefits Include lower risks of liver disease, Diabetes, dementia and some cancers.

Coffee drinkers were also found to experience lower risks of premature death and heart disease.

Drinking coffee reduces the possibility of stroke by 8%, heart failure by 7%, said the researchers, initially aims to study the degree of the effect of drink on cardiovascular health.

They found that drinking coffee was consistently associated with a lower risk of death from all causes.

Researchers warned that drinking coffee could be bad for pregnant women and added that it was also linked to a very small increased risk of fracture in women.

The magic number, it turns out, is three - or at least, it is according to a study led by Robin Poole of the University of Southampton and recently published in the journal BMJ.

Guallar says doctors should not recommend drinking coffee to prevent disease and people should not start drinking coffee to improve health. A high coffee intake was linked with an 18 percent decrease in cancer risk, compared with a low intake. And, if you combined all of the research done on coffee and pooled together all of their conclusions, what would be the verdict? This is important to know because around the world over two billion cups of coffee are consumed every day. The greatest benefit was seen for liver conditions, such as cirrhosis of the liver.

So, the authors urge that "robust randomized controlled trials are needed to understand whether the observed associations are causal".

However, drinking lots of coffee has an environmental downside.

Roasting coffee beans and drinking the ground results dates back to the 15th century, a practice that has become increasingly popular in modern Ireland but that often raises concerns for potential health implications.

"Factors such as age, whether people smoked or not and how much exercise they took could all have had an effect", he said. But they insist the findings prove moderate coffee consumption is safe, and more than likely to be good for you.

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