Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, MD; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston explains some of the health benefits of drinking coffee regularly.
Dr. Sanjiv Chopra explains in the above video that coffee drinkers have lower levels of liver enzymes in the blood. When somebody has elevated levels of liver enzymes AST & ALT, its almost always indicative of liver disease. The observation in a study was that people who drank coffee had lower levels of AST & ALT.
A study in Gastroenterology journal also showed that people who drank two cups of regular coffee a day, had a 50% reduction in hospitalization and mortality in chronic liver disease.
It turns out that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of four other common cancers: metastatic prostate cancer, colon cancer, skin cancer including malignant melanoma and endometrial cancer.
There is also low risk of Parkinson's disease, low risk of cognitive decline and early dementia, lower risk of Type 2 diabetes. For Type 2 Diabetes, one has to drink 6 cups of coffee -regular or decaf, and then there is a 40% to 54% reduction in risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. And more..
Watch this video but please do remember to consult your doctor/health specialist as everyone's circumstances is different and this video is by no means an advise on what you must do or not do, especially if somebody has pre-existing condition or is on prescribed medication for their condition.
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