Posted: May 18, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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Caffeine addicts, rejoice: all the coffee you’re downing over the course of a day could be lengthening your lifespan. For real. According to research published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, people who drank four or five cups of coffee a day tended to live longer than those who drank only a cup or less. The benefit was more pronounced for women, but men also stand to gain somewhat from pounding joe. Coffee-drinking men cut their risk for death by 12 percent after four to five cups of java, according to the study, which was led by the National Institutes of Health’s Neal Freedman. Women who drank the same amount had their the risk of death reduced by 16 percent. (via NIH Study: Coffee Really Does Make You Live Longer, After All – Brian Fung – Health – The Atlantic)

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