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Coffee reduces risk of premature death – NHS – 3-Jul-2018
Approximately 10% less likely to die during 10 year study.
Study of 500,000 UK adults included genetic data.
Not dependent on how quickly the body metabolises caffeine.
Same benefits for caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee.
Biobank participants filled out a comprehensive questionnaire.

3 coffees a day ‘may have health benefits – BBC News – 23-Nov-2017
The University of Southampton researchers collected data on the impact of coffee on all aspects of the human body, taking into account more than 200 studies.
Compared with non-coffee drinkers, those who drank about three cups of coffee a day appeared to reduce their risk of getting heart problems or dying from them.

Coffee drinkers live longer – perhaps – BBC News – 11-Jul-2017
Drinking three cups of coffee a day may help you live longer.
Study of almost half a million people from 10 European countries.
Effect seen even if it is decaffeinated.
Particularly linked to a lower risk of heart and gut diseases.
An extra cup of coffee could extend life by 1 or 3 months for women and men respectively.

People Who Drink More Coffee May Live Longer – Next Avenue – 3-Feb-2017
Caffeine counters the chronic inflammation responsible for many age-related diseases.
But in people with gut problems caffeine may be more inflammatory than anti-inflammatory.
Stanford University School of Medicine study in Nature Medicine.

Daily coffee could help prevent dementia – Independent – 4-Oct-2016
People who consumed three cups of coffee or six cups of black tea a day had a 36 per cent lower chance of getting dementia.
Study looked at caffeine consumption of 6,500 women aged between 65 and 80.
Further research will help understand the underlying mechanisms of cognitive impairment.

15 Research-Backed Health Benefits of Coffee – Home Grounds – 26-Jul-2016
Helps Burn Fat
Protects You Against Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Regular Consumption Is Linked to Longer Life Expectancy
Lowers the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
Improves Blood Circulation

5 ways coffee makes you live longer – TimeOut – 15-Apr-2016
Daily coffee consumption could prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Helps diminish depression in women.
20% reduction in risk of stroke.
Reduces risk of developing cirrhosis of the liver.
15% lower risk of premature mortality.

EU Excess caffeine health warning – BBC News – 27-May-2015
No more than five coffees a day – or less if you’re a chocoholic too

Drinking tea reduces non-CV mortality by 24% – European Society of Cardiology – 31-Aug-2014
Tea had a more marked effect on blood pressure than coffee, though probably explained by heavy coffee drinkers also smoking more.
Study of 131,000 people.