No Bull: Pamplona study says coffee lengthens life

Looks like four cups might be the charm to help wake you up - and keep you living longer. USA Today reports that a Spanish research study suggests that higher consumption of coffee is connected to a lower risk of death.

The study followed almost 20,000 participants over an average of a decade and found that those who drank at least four cups of coffee a day had a 64% lower risk of death than those who rarely or never drank coffee (we're assuming this is black coffee, or with a little cream and sugar, not the super sweet fancy coffees at some coffee shops.) Multiple studies have linked coffee to a lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease.

Then again, the study was conducted in Pamplona, a city where people let bulls loose to run free in the streets so they can be chased and possibly gored by them... so they take it with a grain of salt??

Ah, forget it... pass the coffee pot!

Eric Paulsen

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