Well, it's about time for a little good news for the hermit. In a time when all the media seems to put forward nothing but one bad news story after another, it is refreshing to get hold of something positive!
As you know, or should know, I love my coffee! I just read that if I continue to drink coffee like I want to, I stand a good chance of not coming down with dementia! Take a look!
People who drink coffee during middle age are less likely to have dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life, according to a study in Finland.
Researchers from the University of Kuopio looked at 1,409 people who had beenevaluated every five years from 1972 to 1987 and then again in 1998 when they were between 65 and 79 years old.
Sixty-one of them, 4.3 percent, had some form of dementia.
People who drank three to five cups of coffee around their midlife examination in 1987 had a 65 percent lower risk of having dementia, researchers said.
See...? I always knew that drinking coffee was good for ya! I really did ! So what do you say? Let's stay smart by having a fresh cup of coffee, my friend!