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Drinking coffee reduces risk for death, negative health outcomes

November 22, 2017

Consuming coffee lowered the risk for death and a broad spectrum of health outcomes, according to a report recently published in BMJ.

“It is important to systematically assess the totality of higher level evidence of the effects of coffee consumption on all health outcomes,” Robin Poole, MB, ChB, MSc, of the academic unit of primary care and population sciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and colleagues wrote. “This approach can help contextualize the magnitude of the association across health outcomes and importantly assess the existing research for any harm that could be associated with increased consumption.”

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