Skip to comments.Java Drinkers Live Longer
Posted on 05/17/2012 8:15:16 AM PDT by Academiadotorg
MILWAUKEE One of lifes simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of waffling research on coffee and health, even some fear that java might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: Coffee drinkers are a little more likely to live longer. Regular or decaf doesnt matter.
The study of 400,000 people is the largest ever done on the issue, and the results should reassure any coffee lovers who think its a guilty pleasure that may do harm.
Java drinkers may live a little longer, according to a new study that linked longevity to at least one cup a day.
Our study suggests thats really not the case, said lead researcher Neal Freedman of the National Cancer Institute. There may actually be a modest benefit of coffee drinking.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
All I know is my life is much better now that I gave up all coffee, pop, tea and all kinds of caffeine.
“Scientists determine that coffee drinking cuts average life span by 2 1/2 years. Caffeine the culprit, film at 11”.
Scientists determine that coffee drinking cuts average life span by 2 1/2 years. Caffeine the culprit, film at 11.
Actually study results on coffee have been remarkably consistent for a long time. It's so good for you in so many ways that it ought to be labeled a health food.
And if you added the coffee back in it probably still would be.
coffee gives me heartburn and makes it hard to sleep at night, hard to get up in the morning, and I don’t like having my left hand attached to a cup or mug of some kind all day long.
“All I know is my life is much better now that I gave up all coffee, pop, tea and all kinds of caffeine.”
Perhaps a better but shorter life? RIP
Just kidding...but my grandma always simply said, when asked to account for her longevity & health, “aspirin & coffee”. Who would have “thunk” that she may have been on to something.
Buried on the 2nd page of the linked article is this sentence:
“About two-thirds of study participants drank regular coffee, and the rest, decaf. The type of coffee made no difference in the results.”
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