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Caffeine and Skin Cancer



Skin cancer, which is one of the most common forms of cancer in the world today, affects millions of people worldwide. The most common cause of skin cancer development is exposure to ultraviolet rays. 
Researchers showed that caffeine consumption from all sources (coffee, tea, soda, or chocolate) was inversely related to cancer risk.
They also showed that people with the highest intake of caffeine showed a lower risk, compared to people with the lowest intake of caffeine.
When it came to drinking caffeinated coffee, the researchers showed that people who drank coffee per day, showed a lower risk for developing skin cancer than people who only drank one cup of coffee per month.

However, it does show promise for caffeine consumption and a reduced risk for skin cancer.

Caffeine, which has been shown to improve performance and alertness, is used as a way to wake people up in the morning. However, caffeine has many more benefits than just waking you up in the morning.
Caffeine has been shown to stimulate your central nervous system, which could keep you more alert, but could also stimulate weight loss.  
So go ahead, enjoy that cup of coffee, tea, or piece of dark chocolate (but don't overdo it).  Your body and your health could benefit from it.

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