Go ahead and help yourself to another regular cup of coffee. The findings of a recent U.S. study among a group of 400,000 individuals between the ages of 50 and 71 has shown that increased coffee consumption can help to prevent a variety of ailments that shorten lifespan.

Results of the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, indicated that regular coffee drinkers were less likely to be affected by heart disease, diabetes, diseases affecting the body’s repiratory system, accidents and infections.

The coffee study showed no impact on the probably of avoiding cancer by regularly consuming the caffeine in coffee.

The research shows that not only is consuming 4 to 5 cups of regular coffee daily a safe activity, it can actually prove to be beneficial to a person’s health by increasing their chances of longevity through avoiding certain illness and disease. Groups in the study were divided among those drinking 6 or more cups daily and those who drank no coffee.

A Regular Cup Of Coffee Can Help You Live Longer