The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

Is one of America’s favorite drinks healthy or not?

The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee

Coffee is one of America’s favorite beverages. Approximately 65 percent of Americans start their mornings with a cup of joe and the average American drinks up to three cups per day. So is this daily caffeine habit part of a healthy diet or should you be cutting back?

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Pro: May Reduce Risk of Disease

Numerous observational studies by researchers have found that coffee may help lower the risk of developing a variety of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and Parkinson’s disease.

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