Study finds drinking coffee may help you live longer

A Chinese study reveals that coffee consumers would have about 30% less risk of dying in the next 7 years.

If the coffee is the most consumed drink in the world after water, its impact on health remains controversial. Deemed too sour or too exciting, many ailments are assigned to him.

However, a recent Chinese study reveals that the regular consumption of coffee could actually reduce the risk of premature death.

How was the study?

The Chinese study used the British BioBank which has information from more than 500,000 people from 2006.

By taking into account many other factors such as age, physical activity, or ethnic origin, researchers have tried to understand the real impact of coffee.

The results

The results of this study show that a regular consumer of coffee would reduce by almost 30% his risk of deathin the 7 years to come. For that, it would be necessary to drink between 2.5 and 4.5 cups of coffee without sugar per day.

For a tablespoon of sugar in addition, your coffee consumption should be between 1.5 and 3.5 cups maximum per day, to preserve the benefits.

A critical study

However, this study remains singled out by some scientists who criticize the method used by Chinese researchers.

“The observational nature of this new study means that these conclusions are far from definitive explains in particular a British professor of medicine.

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