Legend has it that coffees potential was originally discovered by an Ethiopian goatherd by the name of Kaldi, who noticed that his flock became particularly active after eating the berries of a certain tree. Today, coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, prized both for its taste and its ability to improve focus and stave off fatigue. More recently, it has been associated with positive health benefits, including a reduction in the risk for certain cancers.
Now a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Open has found that coffee can reduce prostate cancer risk as well.
Drinking coffee has previously been linked to a reduction in breast, liver and bowel cancer risk, according to a BMJ press release, so the fact that its physiological benefits extend to prostate cancer is not wholly surprising. Prostate cancer