Harvard Men's Health Watch

Does drinking coffee offer health benefits?

On call Q. I keep hearing about how great coffee is for your health. Is this just hype, or are there real benefits? A. Multiple studies have associated drinking coffee with reduced rates of diseases, such as diabetes, kidney stones, and dementia. However, just because people who drink coffee appear to get certain health benefits, these types of studies donít prove that the coffee itself is the reason. …

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