Does Drinking Coffee Age You?

My dear friend posed this question because, well, we both love our  cuppa joes as do so many of my compatriots.  The short answer is NO. Followed closely by HOWEVER.

Coffee has many evidence based benefits, including providing antioxidants. Two studies actually found drinking coffee was associated to 20% reduced risk of death in men and a 26% decreased risk of death in women, over 18–24 years.1 Too much of a good thing is just as criminal. So if your coffee drinking doesn’t impact the amount of water you drink, I think you’re on a good road.

Drinking water could be one of our biggest misses. By hydrating our entire system, we help cell functionality, which in turn, can help improve our skin. I found 3 articles that referenced personal experiences with MORE water (at least half you body weight in ounces…120 lb means 60 oz of water per day. I drink about 100 oz. and of course, I pee. A LOT.)

  1. I Drank Nothing But Water For a Month – And it Made My Skin Feel Like Porcelain
  2. How To Really Drink Water For Amazing Skin
  3. Here’s what drinking 3 litres of water/day does to your skin

So drink your coffee, but cap it, and be sure to drink tons of water so you look and feel good no matter your age!

1 The relationship of coffee consumption with mortality

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