Ugeskr Læger 2013;175:
Coffee: the panacea of the present
The effects of coffee on the human body have been recognized through centuries and have now become the subject of systematic research. Coffee contains many biologically active substances, but the content of these is influenced by the method of brewing the coffee and the addition of milk. This review focuses on less well-known but rather more amusing facts regarding the effects of coffee and concludes that coffee drinking is beneficial as regards mental and physical capacity and mortality. These effects are highly desirable for doctors in clinical duty, and for that reason, attempts should be made to increase the intake of coffee in this population.