Juan Valdez wants to save your life
class=img_thumbleft> Earlier this month, researchers at Kaiser Permanente reported that alcoholics reduce their chance of getting cirhossis of the liver by a whopping 80 percent if they drink four cups of coffee a day. Today comes news that drunks aren't the only ones who stand to reap health benefits from routinely gulping large amounts of joe. In an 11 year study involving some 28,000 subjects, scientists at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health have concluded that women who drink six cups of coffee a day cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 33 percent. All hail the bean!
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