Study finds coffee drinkers have lower risk of death – 4
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Coffee contains more than 1,000 compounds that might affect health. A recent study from the NIH shows an association between coffee drinking and lower risk of death. But NIH researcher Dr. Neal Freedman says it was an observational study.
Freedman: And so we're not sure that coffee, itself, is actually having the effect and maybe something that goes along with coffee drinking.
Narrator: Information was not available on how the coffee was prepared, for example as espresso, boiled or filtered. The researchers consider it possible that preparation methods may affect the levels of any protective components in coffee. For more on this study, visit www.cancer.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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