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19 Things That Will Make Coffee Lovers Say "More Please"

*sips coffee* *handles everything like a boss*

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5. It's a good source of some of the same antioxidants you'll find in fruit.

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Even better than fruit, according to one study, at providing beta-carotene, vitamin C, and alpha-tocopherol — a type of vitamin E.

8. It might help prevent several chronic illnesses...

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Like type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis, for example. In all of these studies, researchers concluded it was probably the caffeine that did it — although some researchers say there could be other components in coffee that play a role.


10. It's probably good for your liver.

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A systematic review of several studies found that people with a higher risk for liver disease — like smokers and those who drank a lot of alcohol — who also drank 2-3 cups of coffee per day did better on liver tests when compared to people who didn't drink coffee. People who already had liver disease were also less likely to have it progress to cirrhosis, and people with hepatitis C saw a better response to their treatment when they drank more coffee. The researchers believe these benefits come from caffeine as well as other antioxidants within coffee.


15. And you can have it sourced from anywhere in the world.

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Literally anywhere — from Indonesia to El Salvador and Ethiopia to Brazil. And the flavor profiles of the coffee change depending on where it's grown. So coffees from Asia might have earthier tones, while those from Africa tend to be more floral and fruity.


So, go forth and drink ALL the coffee!

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It's delicious, and it's surprisingly good for you!

(Unless of course you've received different advice from your doctor based on your specific health needs or medical conditions. They know your life a bit better than we do.)