Drink coffee, live longer

By 19. November 2015Blog

Statistically speaking at least. Yes, yet again another study says people who drink coffee had a lower mortality rate from certain diseases than those that don’t.

The paper, to be published in the journal Circulation, looked at the data from 3 cohort studies of over 200,000 people comparing total, caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee against total mortality and cause specific mortality.

They found that those who drank coffee, both caffeinated and decaffeinated, had a significantly lower chance of death during the studies compared to those that did not. The association could be observed for “deaths due to cardiovascular disease, neurological diseases and suicide.” There was no connection between drinking coffee and cancer risk.

Well, I guess 3 out of 4 ain’t bad.

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