Your daily coffee will save your life!

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How much coffee do you drink on a daily basis?

If you answer was ‘one or two cups’, congratulations! Your brain cells will be forever grateful by the time you reach your 70s.

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That at least was the conclusion of a group of scientists who have run a study on 1,445 Italian men between the ages of 65 and 84 over the last 4 years.

Based on their findings, we now know that seniors who drank one to two cups of coffee a day during their adulthood are most likely to show lower levels of  mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in their old age.

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Much lower indeed than those who didn’t drink coffee on a regular basis during their adulthood or ­– more interestingly – than those who have started drinking coffee in their sixties.

This study seems to reinforce the theory that coffee might help fight degenerative illnesses such as Alzheimer’s. Remember: only one to two cups a day. The main secret lies, as with many aspects in life, in not overdoing anything that we love too much.

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