Three strong cups of coffee a day slashes the risk of prostate cancer by half, a study revealed this week.
And that’s only one of its benefits.
Prevents high cholesterol
Coffee helps prevent clogging of the arteries, according to a study in the British Medical Journal.
And a US team found women drinking a cup a day can slash the risk of stroke by up to 25 percent.
Reduces risk of heart disease
Three to four cups daily cuts the risk of heart disease, a Portuguese study found.
In the US, Harvard researchers found that low consumption of coffee and deaths from heart-related illnesses are linked.
Coffee makes you feel more alert – although scientists are unsure how it also helps maintain brain function.
And Dutch research shows coffee slashes the chance of developing Alzheimer’s by 20 percent.
Reduces risk of dying
Researchers at Harvard found three to five cups of coffee a day could stop you heading to an early grave.
The study also found it reduces the risk of developing neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s.
Helps you heal
Coffee is shown to speed up the healing process, helping faster recovery from operations and wounds.
A German study in 2012 found drinking 3 ounces three times per day helped patients recover from bowel operations faster.
Coffee breath could actually be a sign of clean teeth.
Scientists at Rio de Janeiro’s Federal University found that coffee breaks down bacteria which causes plaque.
Drinking it could slow down or even prevent tooth decay.
Lowers risk of diabetes
Having more than one cup daily cuts the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 11 percent, researchers from Singapore found.
A US study found three to five cups a day could also help diabetics stabilize their blood sugars.