Drinking coffee, including decant, instant and black, may decrease the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a new study which found that the benefits increase with more consumption. Researchers from the University of Southern California examined over 5,100 men and women who had been diagnosed with colorectal cancer within the past six months, along with an aditional 4,000 men and women with no history of colorectal cancer to serve as a control group.
Participants reported their daily consumption of instant, decaffeinated and filteres coffee, as well as their total consumption of other liquids. "We found that drinking coffee is associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer, and the more coffee consumed , te lower the risk," said Stephen Gruber from USC
As reported in IE on April 9, 2016