Coffee May Protect Your Liver

Published: Jun. 13, 2006 at 10:48 PM CDT|Updated: Dec. 14, 2014 at 2:24 AM CST
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Drinking coffee may protect the liver especially for people who tend to drink alcohol also.

A long-term study of over one-hundred thousand people found coffee drinkers were less likely to be diagnosed with alcoholic cirrhosis, a condition where scar tissue forms on the liver as a result of too much alcohol.

Researchers found the more coffee a person drank the less likely they were to be diagnosed with that scarring. You'll find that study in the archives of Internal Medicine