(CBSNewYork/CBS Local) — Four appears to be the magic number when it comes to coffee.

A new study finds drinking four cups of java a day could be good for your heart.

German researchers say caffeine promotes the movement of a regulatory protein that can protect cardiovascular cells from damage.

They found it was sufficient to help guard against cell death and help your ticker recover after a heart attack.

The study is published in the journal PLOS Biology.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s