Study: Coffee May Lower Cancer Risk in Women
Drs. Samadi and Siegel weigh in
- Duration 3:31
- Date Nov 27, 2011
Drs. Samadi and Siegel weigh in
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Harry get out your -- -- -- is because Sunday house call starts right now what doctors some body and seagull.
Doctor Davidson mighty vice chairman of urology and cheaper robotics at the Mount Sinai Medical Center -- to Carol -- he's right and -- close -- Eric.
Other Marc Siegel associate professor of medicine -- -- -- on medical center and author of the inner pulse unlocking the secret cold.
And health and -- Europe Carol Merrill does that make -- You know what I just did it myself with Paramount -- that votes right in front of their record.
Everyone here knew I was talking about -- and probably -- one of those people that needs a cup of coffee in the morning to get going how about you.
There's a new study that finds that drinking two or more cups a day can actually lower woman's risk of developing uterine cancer.
Doctor -- -- about this who wouldn't want to try that.
This is actually the great study that -- basically covers about 67000.
Women and it's a great follow law they have about twenty seeks his follow up.
Which is incredible and you would think who would actually funded study like this well it's and I -- A year ago we talked about the fact that coffee can actually reduce the risk of prostate cancer I'm not in the mutual so there's really something about coffee how many cups unique.
Here start counting 1234.
Cups a day that's the magic number in order to get the right amount of caffeine.
Now we are stuck on the senate from this that is not the -- that's causing that something about antioxidants.
That actually can interfere with estrogen.
At that reduces it and it actually the U reduces the rate of endometrial cancer.
And also it can affect the insulin regulations so we've seen with diabetes we've seen we've depression and alzheimer's -- -- like it and I.
I seem like it they they drank golf -- Pat but so let's imagine -- talk to -- -- this sounds very good -- it's a lot of things that coffee can benefit is decaf also good enough.
And is it beneficial to men.
Well -- -- one of the issues here is first of all they looked at 67000.
Patients and they looked at them over 22 years that's a big deal and there is a growing body of evidence that coffee may not be as bad for us as we thought.
And this is the first study that -- Maybe there's something very good about coffee the anti oxidant I'll -- the problem I have.
It's not cause and effect it doesn't prove that if you drink in this case it was more than four cups of coffee a day it doesn't prove.
That you're gonna have -- -- the -- -- cancer.
Not only that as a practicing internist.
With people in my practice every day that say how much cooperation -- drink -- Is it too much I gotta tell you for me four cups of coffee is way too much it raises heart rate.
It raises blood pressure it's bad for your stomach.
So wherein I have like the idea that we're finally seeing some good about coffee I am not jumping to the conclusion that people when there.
Think tool in the -- Okay so I got a single votes for two -- -- somebody says as many as four.
I think what you have to be careful and mark's point is well taken.
Is that we've coffee we take a lot of milk and sugar and that's a lot of calories so you want to be careful about that.
But we -- -- my friend you're not going to get the full.
Benefit of the coffee so if you take one or two.
You're only going to get 7% advantage with -- you're going to get 25%.
This on this -- well.
And I would then stay with -- you get all this cafe we're gonna talk later on about campaign -- is heartburn.
Well we got caffeine issues with four cups of coffee you got close to 400 milligrams of caffeine too much I washed.