Not only is sipping on a cup of coffee really enjoyable (and let's be honest, practically a necessity for some people), but it's also a smart health decision especially for women, according to new research.
By Zoë Ruderman
Scientists in Sweden found that females who get a daily java fix had up to a 25 percent lower risk of stroke than women who didn't drink coffee.
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This is just the latest in a slew of studies that found coffee does your body good. A few years ago, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health determined that downing even six cups of java a day doesn't cause any harm, and the benefits of coffee may be comparable to tea since many of the compounds are similar.
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Another study, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded that drinking coffee (and tea) was linked to a lower risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
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