Coffee could be protecting you from skin cancer

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Coffee is poured into a cup
Coffee is poured into a cup
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That morning cup of coffee might be doing more than waking you up in the morning. It might also be protecting your skin.

Cancer researchers say coffee can help protect you against melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. And the more you drink, the lower your risk is for developing malignant melanoma.

However decaffeinated coffee did not provide the same protective benefits.

You can read more about this study in the Oxford Journals