Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 25 August 2016 Coffee gets you up in the morning, but is it good for your health? Coffee gets you up in the morning, but is it good for your health? Scientists who have attempted to answer this question in the past have come up with contradictory answers. Now research suggests that the potential benefits of drinking coffee in moderate quantities tend to outweigh any health risks. By reviewing 1277 separate studies dating back to 1970, scientists have established that consuming three to four cups of coffee a day can be mildly beneficial, but tends to have a neutral health effect overall. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Mental health Do we need a break from our smartphones? Medical Can you cough up a lung? Medical SEE: Why do I get asthma when I exercise? Medical Scientists discover a possible cause for restless legs syndrome Lifestyle How being the office germaphobe is making you sick Fitness 4 reasons your muscles are cramping up From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.