Saturday, October 27, 2018
COFFEE BEANS & BEINGS / COFFEE ADDS TO LONG LIFE ODDS--THE BARE FACTS
Coffee is far from a vice, according to a broadcast heard on National Public Radio’s popular show All Things Considered.
There's now lots of evidence pointing to its health benefits, including a possible longevity boost for those of us with a daily coffee habit, reports NPR’s Allison Aubrey
The latest findings come from a study published last week in JAMA Internal Medicine that included about a half-million people in England, Scotland and Wales. Participants ranged in age from 38 to 73.
"We found that people who drank two to three cups per day had about a 12 percent lower risk of death compared to non-coffee drinkers" during the decade-long study, says Erikka Loftfield, a research fellow at the National Cancer Institute.
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