October 29, 2014

What Is It About Coffee?

The statistics about coffee are significant:
  • 2 cups/day cuts overall risk of dying by 10%
  • 2 cups/day may decrease odds of developing heart failure
  • 3 cups/day may prevent Alzheimer's disease
  • 4 cups/day reduces risk of dying from throat cancer by 50%
The powers of coffee:

Researchers can't say why coffee has these associations, but they note that it contains a variety of antioxidants, polyphenols, and other biologically active compounds that may help against development or progression of cancers.

Source: American Journal of Epidemiology
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Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
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