Coffees a day 'cuts risk of heart disease by 15%'

It is not recommended this drink during pregnancy because it increases the likelihood of miscarriage.

The research, which combined data from 200 previous studies, showed that coffee consumption is linked to lower risks of diabetes, liver disease, dementia, and some cancers.

But they stressed their findings do not mean it is good for everyone. The greatest benefit was seen for liver conditions, such as cirrhosis of the liver.

The scientists believe the antioxidant plant compounds in coffee are responsible for the benefits.

Past researches had also suggested health benefits of moderate Coffee drinking.

Coffee is a drink made from roasted coffee beans.

But he does think that coffee seems to carry legitimate health benefits; after all, this is just the latest in a number of recent reviews concluding that coffee can reduce certain disease risks. Another finding was "coffee consumption had a marginally beneficial association with blood pressure when compared with control but failed to reach significance". Coffee consumption was also consistently associated with significantly lower risk of gallstone disease and consistently associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes for high versus low consumption.

Drinking coffee comes with a range of health benefits, a new study has revealed, giving caffeine junkies a valid reason to enjoy a guilt-free cup.

The European Food Safety Agency advises that people drink no more than four cups a day.

A high intake of this brew was linked with an 18 percent decrease in cancer risk, compared with a low intake, it says. Finally, coffee is often consumed with products rich in refined sugars and unhealthy fats, "and these may independently contribute to adverse health outcomes", he adds.

One of your major vices, coffee, is not as bad for you as previously thought.

Its use is thought to date back to 11th-century Ethiopia, where legend says a goat herder noticed his animals became energetic after eating the berries from a coffee tree.

In July, there were two studies that suggested drinking coffee leads to a longer life.

  • Aubrey Nash