NATIONAL COFFEE DAY: Numerous Studies Conclude Coffee Drinking Linked To Longer Life
By Honor Whiteman // September 29, 2017
Why Might coffee drinkers live longer? Study sheds light
EDITOR’S NOTE: Caffeine enthusiasts can celebrate National Coffee Day on Friday, Sept. 29, without feeling guilty, and many coffee shops are offering free coffee. Those who need that aromatic, flavorful daily dose of hot java to start their day will feel uplifted after reading Honor Whitman’s report on MedicalNewsToday.com about a new study conducted by Stanford University’s School of Medicine on the benefits that can be reaped from regular caffeine consumption.
Recently published on Stanford Medicine News Center, the study found a link between coffee drinkers and a lower risk of inflammation-related diseases.
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MEDICAL NEWS TODAY — Coffee drinkers may live longer. This has been the conclusion of numerous studies during recent years. Now, researchers believe that they may have uncovered one of the mechanisms underlying this association.
In a new study, researchers reveal the discovery of an inflammatory process that might drive the development of cardiovascular disease in later life.
They also found that caffeine consumption could counter this inflammatory process.
Lead author David Furman, Ph.D., of the Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection at Stanford University in California, and colleagues recently reported their findings in the journal Nature Medicine.
Coffee, tea, soda, energy drinks, and chocolate are all commonly consumed foods and beverages that contain caffeine – a compound best known for its brain-stimulating abilities.
However, there is much more to caffeine than simply providing a morning energy boost. A number of studies have suggested that regular coffee intake may increase longevity.
One study published in 2015, for example, found that coffee drinkers who consumed one to five cups per day had a lower risk of all-cause mortality than people who did not.
CLICK HERE to read the complete report on MedicalNewsToday.com and learn what the research reveals about how caffeine’s anti-inflammatory properties may be the key to its impact on lifespan.
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