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Can Drinking Coffee Help You Live Longer?

An article in the January 30, 2017 edition of Time magazine asks (and answers) the question:  Is coffee the latest antidote to aging?   Author Alice Park notes that "There's growing evidence that a daily jolt of java may be a healthy habit, thanks to its ability to keep heart vessels clear and lower the risk of Type 2 diabetes, as well as its cancer-fighting antioxidants."  She goes on to state that coffee also appears to help combat aging. The study she cites focused on the cells of coffee drinkers and non-coffee drinkers.  It found that older people who consumed more caffeine tended to have lower levels of inflammation--the culprit behind a number of chronic diseases associated with aging, including...

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