If You Want to Live Longer, Your Next Date Should Be Over Coffee, Says Scienceby Yelena Shuster on May 21, 2012
If you’re the type to hit up a coffee shop on occasion, consider proposing a java-fueled date. It might be good for your heart and your love life.
In the largest coffee study yet, scientists from the National Cancer Institute found that drinking at least two or three cups a day made someone less likely to die from heart disease, lung disease, strokes, injuries, accidents, diabetes and infections by 10-15 percent.
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Even one cup a day started helping the 400,000 Americans surveyed, and even decaf had similar effects.
Kill two birds (or deaths, we guess?) with one stone and invite your office crush for a low-key coffee break. Our unscientific hypothesis predicts your banter will be more energized and your decisions less regrettable. As you gaze into each other’s eyes over steaming styrofoam cups, let java’s antioxidants be all the foreplay you need.