Coffee consumption is associated with a modest reduction of total cancer incidence.
Caffeine has positive cognitive and physiological effects at moderate doses.
What about the caffeine though? Find out in What About the Caffeine? I still don’t recommend people drink coffee—not because it’s not healthy, but because there are even healthier choices. Coffee is like a banana—a common, convenient, plant-based food. If you have a choice, I’d encourage people to make healthier fruit choices (apples are better; berries are best), and choose a healthier beverage, like green tea. See my many videos on tea.
And note that the meta-analysis this video is based upon is open access, so you can download it by clicking on the link in the Sources Cited section, above.
For more context, check out my associated blog posts: Coffee Caveats; Poultry and Penis Cancer; Gerson Therapy for Cancer?; Avoid Cooked Meat Carcinogens; Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Diet; and Breast Cancer & Alcohol: How Much Is Safe?
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