• By Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Minute: Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

June 16, 2016

a cup of coffee or tea sitting on a wood table
Evidence is increasing there are health benefits to drinking coffee. The World Health Organization (WHO) is taking coffee off the list of possible carcinogens after a study published in The Lancet Oncology this week, and another recent study showed moderate intake of coffee may lower risk of premature death from certain illnesses.

Mayo Clinic nutrition expert Dr. Donald Hensrud says overall, there are health benefits of drinking coffee. Vivien Williams has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:07) is in the downloads. Read the  script.

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