Here’s some interesting news for coffee bean addicts out there, coffee can actually reduce risk the chances of getting prostate cancer. Hard to believe but 60% of the men who drank most coffee had much lower risk of getting prostate cancer.
HOUSTON – While it is too early for physicians to start advising their male patients to take up the habit of regular coffee drinking, data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference revealed a strong inverse association between coffee consumption and the risk of lethal and advanced prostate cancers.
“Coffee has effects on insulin and glucose metabolism as well as sex hormone levels, all of which play a role in prostate cancer. It was plausible that there may be an association between coffee and prostate cancer,” said Kathryn M. Wilson, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow at the Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health.
Now, I will keep drinking my usual 3 cups of coffee, perhaps it can help me after all.