Fast Five Quiz: Coffee Health Effects

Yasmine S. Ali, MD; Helmi L. Lutsep, MD; Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD; BS Anand, MD; Stephen Soreff, MD; Elwyn C. Cabebe, MD


January 07, 2022

Among the most commonly consumed beverages worldwide, the health effects of coffee have been well studied. In the 1970s and 1980s, experts were concerned about potential increased risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease. More recently, possible benefits have been touted, including several studies that have found an association between coffee consumption and reduced all-cause mortality. Are you familiar with recent research and key clinical information on the health benefits and potential risks of coffee consumption? Test yourself with this quick quiz.


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