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Could your daily cup of coffee double as a health drink?

1. Reduces Your Risk of Melanoma

Daily coffee consumption may lower the risk of melanoma by up to 20 percent! That doesn't mean you can quick using that sunscreen...lather up!

2. Decreases Your Chance of Diabetes

A study published in the European Journal of Nutrition links coffee with a 30 percent reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A healthy diet (with a few days of splurging) plus some coffee should keep you clear of type 2 diabetes!

3. Boosts Your Antioxidants

Did you know that the average American actually gets more antioxidants from coffee than from fruits or vegetables? Antioxidants actually up your body's ability to block the activity of free radicals which can cause certain cancers and heart disease. Cheers!

4. Guards Against Depression

According to a study published in Archives of Internal Medicine, people who consumed two to three cups of coffee daily had a 15 percent lower risk for depression! Go grab a cup of joe with some friends for a serious mood boost!

5. Helps Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

In research published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging, regular moderate caffeine intake was shown to slow memory decline by preventing the development of a protein that is a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
@kristenadams Same here :) :)
Sippin' on a cup of joe right now!
Always love that number 3!!! I love hearing that foods I like are good for me too :)
I think 'decreases the chance of diabetes' should also say 'as long as you don't pour a ton of cream and sugar in your coffee!'
God knows I need number one...I am SO pale!
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