Research Links Coffee To Lower Skin Cancer Risk

A study of nearly 113,000 men and women found those who drank three or more cups of coffee a day had a 20 percent lower risk of basal cell carcinoma, the most common skin cancer, than those who did not drink coffee, according to ABC News. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: This is a very timely piece of news, given that the hottest period of the summer is now upon us. This is the time when doctors warn people to take precautions against exposure to the sun.

This is one of many health benefits associated with coffee that have come to light in recent years. For an article Automatic Merchandiser carried on this topic in January/February 2011, click here. By Elliot Maras