All good things in moderation, right? Well, not always. According to a new study, guzzling 30 ounces of coffee a day—or about six cups—can reduce a person's risk of Multiple Sclerosis by as much as 30 percent.
The study, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, shows that caffeine has neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory responses that have links to the disease.
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Researchers examined data from two studies—one in Sweden and one in the U.S.—that compared the coffee-drinking habits of people who had MS and those who did not. The data showed that the risk of MS was consistently higher in both data groups among people who consumed less coffee.