According to the latest research, colorectal cancer risk can be decreased by drinking coffee. So if you were looking for additional reasons why your morning cup of Joe is the best decision in the world, then look no further.
Even though the study was published today, April 1st in the Cancer Biomarkers, Prevention and Epidemiology journal, it is no April Fool’s joke. Colorectal cancer risk can be decreased by drinking coffee.
Gad Rennert, the lead author of the study and director of the National Clalit Israeli Center for Cancer Control in Haifa, Israel, and his team analyzed a sample of over 9000 people and concluded that colorectal cancer risk can be decreased by drinking coffee.
The sample of patients that Rennert and his team analyzed was made out of two major groups. The first group was made out of more than 5,000 female and male patients that were diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
The second was the control group made out of individuals who were never diagnosed with any type of cancer.
All of the participants were asked to fill questionnaires that included questions about regular coffee consumption, the way in which the beverage is prepared, the consumption of other, additional liquids, smoking habits, physical activity, diet, family cancer history and other family conditions.
After analyzing the responses and cross-matching them with the status of health of every respondent, the scientists discovered that colorectal cancer risk can be decreased by drinking coffee in 26 percent of the times. Furthermore, if an individual drinks more than the average 2 cups per day, than that person has 50 percent chances of not developing the disorder.
Moreover, both decaffeinated and caffeinated drinks were shown to have the decreasing effect on the patients. So if patients are afraid of drinking too much coffee that will ultimately affect their heart, they could easily switch to decaf.
Furthermore, it seems that the way in which people preferred to drink their black morning beverage was not relevant when it came to the wondrous effects of coffee. Although, doctors recommend patients to avoid adding sugar to their cup of Joe.
Colorectal cancer risk can be decreased by drinking coffee because of its unique ingredient. Coffee is made out of a conglomeration of healthy compounds such as kahweol and canestol that have an anticarcinogenic activity, melanoidins that offer colon motility and caffeine, chlorogenic acids and polyphenols that are antioxidants.
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