A January 2014 study published in the journal PLOS ONE has found that, contrary to what many people think is true, your morning cup (or cups) of Joe will not dehydrate you. In fact, moderate coffee consumption will keep you just as hydrated as if you were to drink water instead, the study concludes.
So what counts as moderate consumption? According to the study, four cups. Researchers looked at a group of 50 male coffee drinkers taking in four mugs (200 milliliters each) of black coffee compared to those drinking the same amount of water, every day, for three days. After a 10-day break period, the groups switched roles.Read More »from Good News for Coffee-Lovers: You're Not in Danger of Dehydration