Coffee & Health

The health benefits of coffee are widely known and often too numerous to remember. We’ve created the below directory of our favorite articles to help you (and us) keep track!

COFFEE AND CANCER / DISEASE PREVENTION

“People who drink more coffee – even decaffeinated – are less likely to develop liver cancer, an analysis of data from 26 studies has found”
Drinking coffee may help prevent liver cancer, study suggests , Original write-up

What is more, researchers found that the higher one’s coffee consumption, the lower the risk of hepatocellular cancer (HCC), with up to five cups of coffee each day associated with a 50 percent lower HCC risk.
Drinking coffee daily may halve liver cancer risk
“Drinking more than five cups of coffee per day was linked to a much lower risk of hormone-receptor-negative breast cancer in postmenopausal women” Can Coffee Reduce Risk?

“Coffee May Lower Risk of Dying From Oral Cancers” Full text.

“Increasing coffee intake was inversely associated with the risk of gout.” Coffee consumption and risk of incident gout in men: A prospective study

“Drinking coffee habitually following AMI was associated with a reduced risk of mortality.” Coffee reduces the risk of death after acute myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis

“Compared with drinking no coffee, coffee consumption was associated with lower total mortality” Association of Coffee Consumption With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Among Nonwhite Populations

 

“Increasing coffee intake was inversely associated with risk of melanoma (p-trend = 0.013), and those who consumed ≥4 cups/d had a 20% reduction in the risk of melanoma compared to those who consumed no coffee” Prospective study of coffee drinking and risk of melanoma in the United States

“Coffee consumption may help in preventing retinal degeneration”. Chlorogenic Acid and Coffee Prevent Hypoxia-Induced Retinal Degeneration

CHRONIC PAIN

“Coffee is far better treatment for chronic pain than over-the-counter pills, new research shows.” Forget ibuprofen -grab a coffee: Why a cup of Joe is MUCH better treatment for chronic pain

MENTAL HEALTH

“Drinking several cups of coffee daily appears to reduce the risk of suicide in men and women by about 50 percent” Coffee drinking tied to lower risk of suicide

“Coffee ‘may make us happier’: Study finds people recognize positive words more quickly when dosed with the stimulant” Full text. 

“The impact of caffeine on mood, cognitive function, performance and hydration”. Full text.

“The effects of low doses of caffeine on human performance and mood”. Full text.

MEMORY

“Coffee Can Delay the Onset of Alzheimer’s “ 4 Surprising Benefits of Coffee
“Caffeine enhances certain memories at least up to 24 hours after it is consumed” Caffeine has positive effect on memory, Johns Hopkins researchers say

BODY

Effects of caffeine ingestion on exercise testing: a meta-analysis

“This Drink Could Help You Lose 10 Pounds Per Year”. Full text.

Thus coffee can help in prevention of dental caries if consumed without additives”. Can coffee prevent caries?

“Higher coffee consumption was associated with a small but significant reduction in number of teeth with periodontal bone loss” Coffee Consumption and Periodontal Disease in Males

GENERAL

Harvard Medical School’s, What is it about coffee?

“Consuming a moderate amount of caffeinated coffee prior to indulging in a group activity enhances an individual’s task-relevant participation in the group activity”

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