Drinking espresso may help you live longer research indicates MarketWatch

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“For those of us who need a jolt of joe to get the day started, who might sneak in a cup or two in the afternoon and have even been known to brew some dark roast late in the evening, it may be time to shed some of the guilt. Coffee could have a big upside.
A recent Stanford University School of Medicine study in Nature Medicine is the latest to perk up the worried coffee drinker. It reported that caffeine consumption counters the chronic inflammation responsible for more than 90% of many cardiovascular and other age-related diseases such as cancer, Alzheimeru2019s and other dementias.
Put more simply, coffee can slow down a widespread cause of human aging.
Coffee and inflammatio
nItu2019s been known that coffee drinkers live longer than abstainers, but it wasnu2019t altogether clear why.
u201cWhat excites me is that we now know that aging, or more specifically age-related diseases, can be avoided or delayed by behavioral means,u201d says the studyu2019s lead author David Furman. u201cOne mechanism associated with chronic inflammation can be easily inhibited simply by increasing caffeine intake.u201d
Over eight years, Furman, a consulting associate professor at the Stanford Institute of Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, and his team tracked a group of adults age 60 to over 90.
AFP/Getty Images A woman roasts coffee beans in a pan at the Satria coffee plantation near Bangli in central Bali. Indonesia is the fourth largest producer of coffee in the world.”

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