Turns out that drinking more coffee could help reduce the kind of liver damage that’s associated with overindulging in food and alcohol, according to a review of existing studies.
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Researchers at Southampton University analysed data from 9 published studies with a total of over 430,000 participants and found that drinking two additional cups of coffee a day was linked to 44% lower risk of developing liver cirrhosis.
Dr. Oliver Kennedy says:
Cirrhosis is potentially fatal and there is no cure as such.
Therefore, it is significant that the risk of developing cirrhosis may be reduced by consumption of coffee, a cheap, ubiquitous and well-tolerated beverage.
Cirrhosis kills more than 1 million people every year and can be caused by hepatitis infections, excessive alcohol consumption, immune disorders, and fatty liver disease, which is linked to obesity and diabetes.
So that’s pretty good news eh? Well yeah until next month when someone else does a study that finds that caffeine decreases life expectancy by 15 years or something. That’s the thing with these studies that always seem to pop up all the time; there’s one to back pretty much every theory out there. Best thing to do is pick the ones that make you happy and just live by those.
For example, this study on blowjobs which I’m sure every single male reading forwarded to their girlfriends.