Current Headlines: Drinking Coffee Can Shrink Your Ta-Ta’s…

From UPI.Com, Science Department

LUND, Sweden, Oct. 19 (UPI) — Drinking a lot of coffee reduces the size of many women’s breasts, a Swedish researcher finds.

Helena Jernstrom, an oncologist at Lund University in southern Sweden, said that the effect is the result of a gene that about half of women possess, The Local reported.

“Drinking coffee can have a major effect on breast size,” she said.

Jernstrom became interested in the subject because of research that has shown that large-breasted women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, while downing at least three cups of coffee a day reduces cancer risk. She decided to look for a correlation directly between drinking coffee and breast size and found one.

Her study tracked 270 women. Jernstrom’s results were published in the British Journal of Cancer.

 

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6 Responses to Current Headlines: Drinking Coffee Can Shrink Your Ta-Ta’s…

  1. bermudaonion says:

    It’s a good thing I don’t drink coffee!

  2. Bonnie says:

    Hah! This made me laugh! It hasn’t worked on me!

  3. Alyce says:

    That is so funny! I can’t wait to email this to my sister (who will be thankful she doesn’t drink coffe)!

  4. annie says:

    Well I can’t blame my wee one’s on coffee since I can’t stand the taste.

  5. Shana says:

    I drink tons of coffee. So, that’s good for my health prospects but bad for my flat chest, huh 🙂 Ya know, I think I’m okay with that. If I had to choose one over the other, I’d choose small ‘ta-ta’s’ over having breast cancer.

    Interesting article, Sher.

  6. Rachel says:

    ‘I must be drinking the wrong kind of coffee…’ she says as she contemplates how long its been since she’s seen her bellybutton without a mirror. 🙂

    This is an interesting article. I, personally, am skeptical. :sigh:

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