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Espresso, cappuccino lower prostate cancer risk

May 25, 2017

Drinking 3 or more cups of Italian-style coffee, such as caffé espresso and moka, as well as their combinations with milk, including caffé latte, cappuccino and macchiato, each day can reduce the risk of prostate cancer, according to epidemiological findings published in International Journal of Cancer.

“In recent years, we have seen a number of international studies on this issue, but scientific evidence has been considered insufficient to draw conclusions,” George Pounis, PhD, from the department of epidemiology and prevention at IRCCS Neuromed in Italy, said in a press release. “Moreover, in some cases results were contradictory.”

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