Drinking of regular or decaffeinated coffee daily – less than five cups – was associated with a lower risk of death.
People who regularly drank moderate amounts of coffee a day, experienced a lower risk of death from heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and neurological diseases in nonsmokers compared with the people who did not drink coffee.. There are lots of components of coffee – such as antioxidants, magnesium and other chemical compounds that may improve insulin sensitivity and reduce chronic inflammation in the body.
Moderate consumption of coffee can be included as part of health, balanced diet. It appears to be healthful than harmful. However, it is not recommend that people start drinking coffee as preventive strategy to live longer and avoid certain illnesses. Pregnant women and children should be cautious about high caffeine intake.