The researchers concluded that drinking coffee regularly resulted in a lower risk of heart disease and even death compared with drinking no coffee at all. Too much coffee for women during pregnancy could also be harmful, the study said.
The British Medical Journal review, published Tuesday by the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, examined 201 studies of health effects of coffee intake. The best outcome was witnessed for liver conditions like cirrhosis of the liver.
A recent study shows that coffee brings the body more good than harm.
Drinking up to seven cups of coffee a day has been linked to cutting the chance of early death according to new research.
Lead researcher Robin Poole said the findings were reassuring although he recommended coffee drinkers exercise moderation when consuming the beverage. In addition to beneficial associations with liver cancer, all categories of coffee exposure were associated with lower risk for a range of liver outcomes. Coffee intake during pregnancy is, in fact, linked to pregnancy loss, preterm birth, and lower birth rates, so pregnant women should steer clear of coffee, irrespective of its benefits to the health.
Drinking Coffee Benefits Health, Review of 200-Plus Studies Shows
They found it had a major impact on heart problems, cutting the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by 15 per cent and slashing the chance of a cardiovascular death by 19 per cent.
A 2015 Gallup poll found that 64 percent of Americans drink at least one cup of coffee daily.
This is not the first discovery of coffee's positive benefits.
"There is a balance of risks in life, and the benefits of moderate consumption of coffee seem to outweigh the risks".
"Coffee is known to cause headaches in some people and it also increases the urge to go to the toilet-some people chose not to drink coffee for these reasons", he said.More news: ASU considers revoking award given to Charlie Rose
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