Post by Ciccio Post by David Kaye
Considering that I have been drinking coffee nearly daily since age 7 (my
parents had it brewing 24/7 in our household) I'm none the worse for wear.
All my vital signs are normal and I look about 15 years younger than I am.
(Coffee is an anti-inflammatory, as well as a good protection against heart
attack, congestive heart failure, and diabetes.)
You offer little, if anything, to prove that coffee has contributed to
your health and appearance. What's to say that your health and appearance
would be the same even if you had never consumed coffee in your life? You
need to connect some dots because correlation alone does not establish
I likewise, have been drinking coffee ever since I can remember, certainly
prior to the time of my First Communion (at age 7). That said, I attribute
people opining that I look 15 years younger than I am, much more to my
genes than coffee consumption. Indeed, I have siblings who eschewed coffee
in their youth and never took up drinking it. They, however, also look, at
least, 15 years younger and are in good health.
Also, Americans underestimating my age based on looks could be due to
cultural perception. In Italy Italians correctly ballpark the look of my
age, but in America Americans consistently considerably underestimate the
look of my age.
Bottom line, as to coffee, like all beverages or food, the key is to
consume what you enjoy and enjoy what you consume. This contributes to
happiness. After genetics, happiness is the main ingredient to looking
younger and being healthy.
I don't care where Obama was born;
it's where he's living now that
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