Association of coffee drinking with mortality by genetic variation in caffeine metabolism: Findings From the UK Biobank

JAMA Internal Medicine Jul 11, 2018

Loftfield E, et al. - In this large prospective cohort study, researchers assessed links between coffee drinking and mortality by genetic caffeine metabolism score. Data reported that coffee drinking was inversely linked with mortality, including among those drinking 8 or more cups per day and those with genetic polymorphisms showing slower or faster caffeine metabolism. The study findings suggested that coffee drinking can be part of a healthy diet and offers reassurance to coffee drinkers.

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