A new review from Vitaglione et al. has demonstrated that coffee consumption may have a protective effect against the development of colorectal cancer.1 This finding is of particular significance given that;
We would like to provide you with the following quote from Dr Euan Paul, Executive Director of the British Coffee Association about the implications of this study.
Dr Euan Paul, Executive Director of the British Coffee Association, commented, “The results of this study are very encouraging and add to the existing research which suggests that moderate coffee consumption, 4 – 5 cups of coffee per day, may have a protective effect against the development of colorectal cancer. The findings of this study support the advice of the World Cancer Research Fund which states that most evidence suggests that consumption of coffee and / or tea has no significant relationship with the risk of cancer at any site. Overall we can be reassured that 4 – 5 cups of coffee a day is considered safe for the general population and may provide certain health benefits. As advised by the NHS, pregnant women however should moderate caffeine intake to 200mg per day, which equates to 2 – 3 cups of coffee.”