Five new studies support your morning coffee habit
Friday 20 May 2011
Released May 17, a new Harvard University study finds that drinking coffee, either decaf or regular, can ward off the risk of deadly prostrate cancer. Here are four more science-backed reasons you can drink your morning cuppa without the guilt.
On May 19, health news source MyHealthNewsDaily published a report on the latest research touting the health benefits of drinking java. However the US-based health center Mayo Clinic recommends no more than two to four cups a day, since more than that can cause insomnia, upset stomach, and anxiety. But if you’re already a coffee drinker, here is some good news to support your habit.
In a study published earlier this month, women who drank five or more cups of coffee a day were 57 percent less likely to develop estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer. In March, another study published in the US’s Journal of the American Heart Association found that drinking at least one cup of coffee a day could keep stroke at bay.
In January, another study in the journal Diabetes reported that four cups of java a day could cut a woman’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by more than 50 percent. More good news for coffee lovers? Coffee has also been shown to improve brain function in mice studies, with researchers probing the possibility of using coffee as a treatment for people with Alzheimer's disease.
Read the full report: http://www.myhealthnewsdaily.com/health-benefits-coffee-1522/
Access the latest coffee study on prostrate cancer in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute: http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/05/17/jnci.djr151
Life & Style blogs
Holocaust Memorial Day: 70 years since Auschwitz liberation, these are the stories of survivors
Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
Does the path to true love really lie in these 36 questions?
Hershey's angers US chocolate purists by forcing company to stop importing 'yummy' Cadbury bars
Pot of gold: tasting the world’s most expensive tea
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Does the path to true love really lie in these 36 questions?
- 3 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 4 Presidential optical illusion offers clues to how brain processes faces
- 5 Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years
£25000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This web-based lead generation ...
£125 - £150 per day + Negotiable: Tradewind Recruitment: A 'wonderful primary ...
£90 - £140 per day: Tradewind Recruitment: Our client is an 11-16 mixed commun...
£32000 - £36000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A rapidly developing company in...