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How Healthy Is a Cup of Your Favourite Brew?

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Coffee offers protection from heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and even some cancers. No more than six small cups of coffee per day are required for these effects, but excessive amounts should be avoided because of unwanted side-effects from caffeine.

By Margaret Allman Farinelli

Drinking tea and coffee may be better for you than you realised, but more is claimed than is substantiated.

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