Coffee Might Not Be as Healthy as Researchers Previously Claimed

November 24, 2015

…or is it? The scientific debate continues.

Americano junkies and pumpkin spice latte devotees alike were no doubt glad to hear the recent news that consuming up to five cups of coffee a day has numerous health benefits. But now, per the The Washington Post, science says that might not actually be true — for roughly half the population, anyway.

The much-cited study, released in February by the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, stated consumption of three to five cups of coffee per day “is tied to several health benefits, including a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2…