How can drinking coffee help me live longer?

Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
Drinking coffee may lead to a longer life if you’re drinking the right kind. Watch Robin Miller, MD explain why coffee drinkers on a Greek island have prolonged life.
Chris Kilham
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

A lot of people think of coffee as a pleasurable vice -- but it's really a major health virtue. In this video, "Medicine Hunter" and author Chris Kilham describes all the reasons to make coffee a habit.

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
To live longer and younger, go for Joe. You'll delay or help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's with 2 cups of caffeinated coffee a day. You'll get even bigger benefits with up to 6 small cups daily. (Skip this longevity booster if caffeine triggers migraines, anxiety, gastric upset, insomnia, or abnormal heart beats.)

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