Transcript for New study says drinking coffee could reduce risk of liver disease
We have that new studyhat says a cup of coffee, you may be drinking right now, even if it's decaf, that cup of coffee may reduce the risk of certain liver diseases. Dr. Jennifer Ashton joins us now to break it down. I just put my cup down. Here's the study just off embargo put another one in the column of good news health benefits associated with coffee. This one in particular looked at chronic liver disease because that is on the rise over the last 20 years, what they found after looking at people who consume decaf, instant coffee, regular, basically all types of coffee, dramatically reduced Rick of all types of chronic liver disease. A reduced risk of death due to it and the best news, they've really found these benefits across all different types, the most among those who drank ground coffee like press, three to four cups a day. Any caveats? We've gone back and forth whether or not coffee is good for you. That is correct and always caveats. This was based on observation, association, not cause and effect though there are theories. For some coffee can cause jitteriness and insomni. The overwhelming evidence support the health benefits which is good news for me and those who are drinking any type of coffee right now as they watch. Grab another cup and see you on "Gma3" later. Good news. Coming up, the reporter who
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