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Coffee Prevents Liver Cancer

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posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 09:36 AM
First eggs are good for you, then they are bad because of
cholesteral. Then hot dogs are good for you, but then they
are bad for you because of additives. At first TV dinners
were good for you, then they are bad for you because of
the salt. Tabacco started out being good for you, then it
was bad for you because of cancer. Coffee was good for
you, then bad, now good.

Honestly, I never listen to this stuff anymore, but for those
of you who do ... here ya' go ....
Coffee may help prevent liver cancer
Associated Press/ Boston Globe
By Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press Writer
February 15, 2005

WASHINGTON -- That hot cup of coffee may do more than just provide a tasty energy boost. It also may help prevent the most common type of liver cancer. A study of more than 90,000 Japanese found that people who drank coffee daily or nearly every day had half the liver cancer risk of those who never drank coffee.

Rest of article

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 09:38 AM
I saw that.

And alcohol and chocolate are good for your heart! I love the capitalist news on Valentines day.

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 09:44 AM
Hey this are great news for me I am a coffee drinker since childhood, I get at least 4 to 5 coffee cups a day and a lots of mouth wash and gum too.

I always say that I will die with a cup of latte or Java in my hand.

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 10:06 AM
How much is too much or Ideal or too little?

Good thing about coffee:
Help relieve asthma attack
Induce mental alertness (like cocain, which is much stronger)

Bad thing about coffee:
Induce high blood pressure

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 01:02 PM
Studies like this are confusing because the reasons for the corrolation are unknown--is it the caffeine? is it the antioxidants? could it have nothing to do with the coffee at all and be a lifestyle issue?

While this study is encouraging, it should also come with a big warning label. Drinking caffeinated coffee can still have negative health impacts (especially in excessive amounts), such as fertility impairment, increasing the number of miscarriages, anxiety attacks, exacerbating the effects of PMS & menopause, insomnia, temporary increases in blood pressure, mood disorders, and interactions with some medications.

Some people still need to limit their caffeine intake or should not take caffeine at all, but when vague news like this comes out, it becomes tempting to add the coffee they are missing back into their diet again because they now have a justification--even though it is a flimsy one.

It reminds me of a guy I used to work with who started drinking a glass of red wine every night when the news came out that it was good for your heart. The problem was that he was in AA. A few weeks later, he was back to drinking a half of bottle of scotch every night and was picked up by the cops wandering around downtown without pants...

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 02:13 PM
Supposedly a max. of 2 cups per day provides the benefit.

I only drink 1 cup per day if at all. Also I have low blood pressure. Suits me fine.

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 04:40 PM
My understanding is that it doesn't present a threat unless you have a pre-existing heart condition, or drink excessive amounts (which I've heard no sane person would EVER drink anyway).

So I'm gonna consider this a good thing and have another mocha.

posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 05:33 PM
here is a good site with info

Some exciting work is showing how coffee may help reduce the risk of a number of diseases and ailments, including Type II diabetes, Parkinson's, colon cancer, cirrhosis, gall stones, depression and more. Major medical centers and universities are contributing to our knowledge about what components in coffee help in the disease-fighting process.

coffee is my faverate drink,
I say keep the double abruzzo's comeing

posted on Feb, 18 2005 @ 03:58 AM
About a year and a half ago “Discover” magazine published a piece of news about a British research team that had recently discovered the germ-killing properties of coffee. I started drinking cupfuls of black coffee with the dessert at all meals, moving it around vigorously in the mouth before swallowing it, or putting small amounts of instant coffee in the mouth --the dry stuff, not the drink-- and smearing the teeth with it. Ever since then my teeth have stopped giving me trouble.

Coffee (as well as tea, kola drinks and tobacco) will stain your teeth, but it’s either that or rotting teeth. The brown layer acts as a protective shield.

posted on Feb, 23 2005 @ 09:54 PM
Drink green tea, its much better for you !

posted on Feb, 24 2005 @ 07:36 PM
Green tea has been ultrahyped as a cure-all. On the box of green-teabags I bought some months ago this is what they claim: it stops the oxidation process of enzymes, thus allowing the body to retain the catechins, which are anticarcinogenic substances and natural antioxidants, it strengthens the immunological system, attacks several types of cancer, regulates the cholesterol levels in the bloodstream by stimulating the elimination of fatty compounds (meaning it prevents cardiovascular diseases), prevents tooth decay due to its fluoride content, and slows down the aging process.

Anyhow, I found it to be so bitter that I would never buy more of the stuff. Moreover, I came across an article in the “The Wall Street Journal” --it appeared early in 2004-- that explains that there is no proof yet for all the supposed benefits of tea in general. This is what Chung Yang, President of the Dept. of Biochemistry at Rutgers U. (N. Jersey), has to say on the matter: “Many theories on how tea works have been put forward [by researchers]. Many of them are based upon studies where cell cultures were used, and we still don’t know whether or not that is how things happen in the human body.” In other words, these are “in vitro”, not “in vivo”, investigations.

Furthermore, by now it is clear that fluoride does not help avoid tooth decay. Governments everywhere continue to fluoridate drinking water, knowing they are intoxicating people, because if they admit that this thing is toxic they will be overwhelmed by millions of lawsuits. They would rather continue to poison all of us, and there is nothing we can do about it, except maybe ingest Goldenseal root and small amounts of vinegar and garlic, and do light aerobic exercises, to try and eliminate it, since it accumulates in the fatty tissues and the lymphatic system. I’ve mentioned this before, in a thread where fluoridated water is discussed.

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