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A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reveals that regularly drinking coffee can improve longevity. Researchers followed 171,000 participants for nine years before concluding that coffee can lower the risk of early death because of its antioxidants. Antioxidants are effective in lowering the types of inflammation that cause chronic diseases and cancer. Similar positive effects can be found in tea.

The study found that drinking coffee with sugar has health benefits, but using too many artificial sweeteners can lead to gut health problems, weight gain, and increased appetite.