Compulsive coffee drinkers have higher mortality rates

Those under the age of 55 who drink coffee to excess (over four cups per day) are more likely to die from all causes than their moderate coffee-consuming counterparts.

Research by The University of Queensland and the University of South Carolina evaluated the association between coffee consumption and mortality and found men under 55 who consumed over 28 cups per week were 56% more likely to die from all causes.

The researchers suggest that people avoid heavy coffee consumption, but also note their finding should be assessed in future studies of other populations.

Read more at The University of Queensland