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Study: Unfiltered Coffee Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

BROOKLYN, NY - FEBRUARY 22: A customer carries a cup of coffee to her table at Colson Patisserie on February 22, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. A recently released study found that drinking two cups of coffee a day decreases one's chance of developing liver cirrhosis by 44 percent. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

You might want to double-check your morning coffee routine – turns out some methods of brewing that cup of joe could be hazardous to your health.

A new study out of Europe found that unfiltered coffee – like the kind brewed using a French Press – contains substances that increase blood cholesterol and could lead to cardiovascular problems.  Using a paper filter helps trap those chemicals and keep hearts healthier.

What’s your go-to coffee brewing method?  Are you a ‘coffee snob’?


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