Coffee and the fight against skin cancer

December 21, 2011

Our love of coffee means we’re even more delighted when we discover a link between coffee and health. Here’s a bit of good news from the AARP website that shines a hopeful light in the fight against basal cell carcinoma: skin cancer’s most common form.

According to the article: “Women who drank more than three cups of caffeinated coffee per day had a 20 percent lower risk of developing the skin cancer than those who drank less than a cup per month. Men who drank the same amount had a 9 percent lower risk.” Like any study, this one is likely to spur yet more research…but with basal cell carcinoma representing 75 percent of all cancers, this is big news.

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The Huffington Post presents more reasons to love the tasty, roasted stuff , with their article “7 Health Benefits of Coffee.” Better proofreading ability? A possible tool against Alzheimer’s disease? Decreased Parkinson’s risk? Read on

We’re not medical professionals…but we are certainly coffee experts and will happily assist you in creating the perfect cup of coffee should you choose to embrace this newfound knowledge! A perfect combination: the art and soul of coffee, hand-crafted and delicious, and the possibility of a healthier life.

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