Can Coffee Prevent Cancer?

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Hi, I'm Dr. Kevin Soden. Is coffee good for you or bad for you? Well, in the world against cancer, the caffeine and coffee may turn out to be one of the best weapons. Coffee, often lots of it has been linked to lower rates of four kinds of cancer. New research indicates that women who drink at least four cups of coffee a day, are 25% less likely to develop endometrial cancer than women who don't finish even one cup in post-menopausal women who drink at least five cups of regular coffee each day also run a lower risk of certain types of breast cancer than women who have less than one cup a day.

Coffee is good for the guys too. There is increasing evidence that there is at least one cup of regular or decaf a day helps help prevent prostate cancer. And for both men and women, three cups of coffee a day helps fight off basal cell carcinoma. The most common skin cancer. There you have it, four more reasons to love your Java habit.

I'm Doctor Kevin Soden, for more ways to nourish your health check out all our smart tips right here.