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Having a morning cup of java — and another and another — might prolong your life, a new study suggests.

In fact, drinking lots of coffee was associated with a lower risk of early death, including among people who downed eight or more cups per day.

The article goes on to state the following:

And it’s not the caffeine. To reap the benefit, it doesn’t matter if your coffee is decaf or instant or caffeinated, the researchers said.

“This study may provide reassurance to coffee drinkers,” said lead researcher Erikka Loftfield, an epidemiologist at the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

But Loftfield cautioned that because this was an observational study, it can’t prove that coffee caused people to live longer.

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