ATTENTION COFFEE ACHIEVERS!!!
grating, and narcissistic ocpd Type-A Personality may just be your salvation, after-all.
+And although these study results, which have a few cautionary caveats placed on them,
specifically those that remind that Correlation is not always +/- Necessarily the Exact same thing as Causation,
it would appear that there is something in coffee that is quite beneficial, indeed.
Interestingly, it may not be just the caffeine.
-Because BOTH regular and decaf drinkers fared equally-well.
(similar to the health-benefits-of-alcohol-studies, which show that it’s not just the ethanol)
+And luckily enough for you, who follow the numbers on these type of things, this is No Small Study.
It was done over the course of TWENTY, (20) years, and over a population of FIFTY-THOUSAND, (50,000) men.
More importantly, the men involved were all people who work in the health care industry.
-Short of Professional Runners or Triathletes, they’re probably one of the best populations a researcher could test.
Oh, and ‘Dr.’ Phil was nowhere near the research team;
–BUT they Did have to make do with those slouches over at Harvard Medical School instead. :(
-So, the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away…
Anyway, DOSAGES!!!: At a level of 6+ cups per day, the guys were 20% less likely to get prostate cancer,
and at 1-3 cups per day, they were 30% less likely.
+More Interesting Still is the fact that coffee drinkers were less likely to get the Most Lethal Variant of the disease by an impressive 60%
+Also: Look at pretty much anything you eat or drink that is roasted and/or brown. -It’s almost surely an antioxidant. Bread Crusts, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea…
++And on that note, I’m sure there are also a few studies out there that show Black, Green, and White Teas are also SUPER healthy beverages, too; -but just in slightly different ways than coffee.
->So: Balance, too; eh?
Follow the links for further details, and a few important cautions about excess, etc.
PS: It would appear that WOMEN just flat-refused to take part in the study;
Photo Credits: “F-117A Show Pass”, by the Dread Pirate Jeff, jefflane.org
•More Coverage: Harvard Public Health | JNCI
•Source Study: Coffee Consumption and Prostate Cancer Risk and Progression in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study