Heavy Coffee drinking lowers risk of prostate cancer in men

FRESNO, Calif.

In a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health researchers find men who drink six or more cups of coffee a day lower their risk for lethal prostate cancer by a remarkable 60-percent.

Even drinking just one to three cups dropped the risk by 30%. And it didn't matter whether they drank regular or decaf.

The benefits proved to be the same, ruling out caffeine as the miracle ingredient. Previous research points to a little known, cancer-fighting compound called Methylpyridinium that is in coffee but is virtually non-existent in other food or drinks.

It's been proven to supercharge enzymes that can stop colon cancer from developing. Coffee is already known to have powerful antioxidants.

It can reduce inflammation, and regulate insulin in the body. Just last week a Swedish study showed WOMEN who drink five or more cups of coffee a day had a much lower risk of developing one especially aggressive form of breast cancer. And coffee has been associated with a lower risk of diabetes, a lower risk of Parkinson's disease, a lower risk of cirrhosis and liver disease.

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