People Who Drink This Much Caffeine Are Healthier, Says Science

The arguments for and against caffeine have been tossed around for decades. While some romanticize caffeine dependency, others condemn it. “A few years ago, coffee was supposed to be bad for you,” recalls Mike Dow, Psy.D., brain health expert and author of Healing the Broken Brain. “That book Skinny Bitch said ‘coffee makes your breath smell like ass’ and is bad for you.” (Skinny Bitch’s authors Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman also said coffee “equals fat cells” and “should not be a part of your daily routine.”) So what’s the final answer? Is caffeine really that bad for you?