Scientists have proven that coffee prolongs life

The results are based on observations of 190,000 volunteers.
A group of American scientists conducted a study, which eventually found that coffee reduces the risk of death from all causes, the website of the University of Southern California. The full text of the study was published in the publication Annals of Internal Medicine.

In the course of the study, specialists monitored 190,000 volunteers, including blacks, Japanese Americans, and white and Hispanics. All involved participants were from 45 to 75 years old.

It is reported that the average follow-up period was 16 years. At the end of the study, about 60,000 people died from its participants. Most (36 percent) died of cardiovascular disease, and 31 percent died of cancer.

According to the results of the study, scientists found that drinking one cup of coffee a day reduces by 12 percent the risk of death from all causes. And the use of three cups – by 18 percent.
“Coffee includes many antioxidants and phenolic compounds that play an important role in the prevention of cancer,” said co-author Veronika Setevan.

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