Fancy a coffee? Go ahead! Up to four cups daily can be safely treat themselves – which says at least the research.
Coffee may protect against skin cancer
A study by the American Association for Cancer Research showed, according to the “Frankfurter Rundschau” on in October 2011 that the antioxidants in coffee protect against a basal cell carcinoma. The risk of disease decreases the consumption of at least three cups a day for men and nine women by 20 percent. Tens of thousands of patients were evaluated for two clinical trials over a period between 14 and 16 years.
Good news for lovers of the brown beverage: coffee increases the risk of a study, not for cardiovascular disease and cancer. In addition, coffee drinkers rarely run the risk of type 2 diabetes to develop. It seems no matter whether it is koffeeinhaltigen or decaffeinated coffee.
The research team led by Heiner Boeing, Anne Flögel by the German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE) evaluated for the analysis of data from more than 42 000 adults participating in a longitudinal study. The researchers collected information on diet and lifestyle of the subjects and analyzed their medical records. It was not just one but several chronic diseases simultaneously.
Coffee? Raise your glasses!
The average follow up period of almost nine years 1432 study participants manifested the disease in type 2 diabetes, 394 had a heart attack, 310 were given a stroke in 1801 subjects with cancer. Researchers compared the data of people who drank a lot of coffee, with the data of persons with very low consumption, so they could not detect any increase in risk for the Western industrialized nations in the common chronic diseases. In individuals who drank lots of coffee (more than four cups a day), they even observed a decreased type 2 diabetes risk.
Was published, “Our study results are consistent with the results of recent prospective studies from the United States,” said Flogel, whose study in the journal “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition”. Who can tolerate coffee so good and it likes to drink should do so. The other way but people should not be forced to see the results, start with the coffee. “It is important to ensure enough to eat whole grains, little meat and lots of fruits and vegetables, not smoking and get enough exercise,” adds Boeing.
Coffee may protect against muscle soreness
The “Journal of Pain ‘reported that the amount of caffeine contained in two cups of coffee, can reduce muscle soreness by nearly 50 percent.
Coffee may protect against depression
“Science News” reported in September 2011 of a study, according to coffee consumption may protect women against depression. 50 739 women who did well at the beginning of the study were questioned regularly about her health and her caffeine intake. Within ten years, 2607 women suffering from depression. On the basis of consumption data, the researchers found that coffee helps: If you drink more than three cups a day, has more than a 20 percent lower risk of disease a person who drinks only one cup.
Photo: Keystone / Christoph Ruckstuhl
Coffee may protect against gallstones
When men drink daily two to three cups of coffee, they have 60 percent less likely to develop gallstones. In men who drink four cups or more, it is 55 percent, “Journal of American Medical Association” reported in November 2011.
Coffee may protect against Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus is the nightmare of the hospital system. The multi-resistant pathogens calls every year lives, but who are called coffee (or tea) drink has only half as great a risk of catching something. The consumption of cold drinks does not help the way, U.S. researchers found.