Coffee & Your Health
Italian-style coffee may reduce risk of prostate cancer, research shows
ROME, Italy – Italian researchers report that Italian-style coffee, such as espresso or cappuccino, can reduce a person’s risk for developing prostate cancer. The study, conducted by I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed in collaboration with the Italian National Institute of Health and the I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata of Rome, found that three or more cups of Italian-style coffee a day can lower prostate cancer risk. The results were also confirmed by laboratory testing
What is the relationship between usual caffeine consumption and total mortality?
Strong and consistent evidence shows that consumption of coffee within the moderate range (3 to 5 cups/d or up to 400 mg/d caffeine) is not associated with increased risk of major chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer and premature death in healthy adults.
A Cup of Joe May Help Some Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms
MINNEAPOLIS – While drinking caffeine each day does not appear to help improve sleepiness among people with Parkinson’s disease, it may have a benefit in controlling movement, according to new research published in the August 1, 2012…
Coffee drinking associated with lower risk for alcohol-related liver disease
Drinking coffee may be related to a reduced risk of developing the liver disease alcoholic cirrhosis, according to a report in the June 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Sweetened beverages, coffee and tea in relation to depression among older US adults
This large prospective study suggests that frequent consumption of diet sweetened beverages may increase depression risk among older adults, whereas coffee consumption may lower the risk.
More Consensus on Coffee’s Benefits Than You Might Think
…studies looking at long-term consumption of coffee and the risk of cardiovascular disease was published. The researchers found 36 studies involving more than 1,270,000 participants. The combined data showed that those who consumed a moderate amount of coffee, about three to five cups a day, were at the lowest risk for problems.