Coffee: The New Health Food?

Skeptical because this article, like so many of these “health food” articles, goes on and on and on about how great coffee is. Look, it even absolves you of your sins! Whether or not the data supports this, it’s a bad idea to put it into an article where the authors say “though the scientists give the customary “more research is needed …”
Health Benefits of Coffee – WebMD

Coffee even offsets some of the damage caused by other vices, some research indicates. “People who smoke and are heavy drinkers have less heart disease and liver damage when they regularly consume large amounts of coffee compared to those who don’t,” says DePaulis.
There’s also some evidence that coffee may help manage asthma and even control attacks when medication is unavailable, stop a headache, boost mood, and even prevent cavities.