Drinking four cups of coffee a day almost halves the risk of deadly mouth cancer, according to new research.
latest study shows downing the beverage every day has a powerful
protective effect against tumours that form in the mouth and throat. The association held true regardless of how often the person drank alcohol or smoked. Scientists
found decaffeinated coffee also reduced the risk, although to a lesser
extent, while drinking tea did nothing to prevent the disease.
latest findings, by a team of researchers from the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, Georgia, suggest it may not be caffeine that
protects against the formation of malignant growths in and around the
said, it's likely to be due to some of the hundreds of other
naturally-occurring antioxidant chemicals found in coffee. The
results back up a similar study published two years ago by a different
team of researchers, who found four cups a day slashed cancer risk by 39
Source - Daily Mail