Study: More Coffee May Lead to Lower Risk of Depression in Women

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 10:24 AM EDT

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Study: More Coffee May Lead to Lower Risk of Depression in Women

September 27, 2011 Updated Sep 27, 2011 at 10:24 AM EDT

A new study published this week says that women who drink several cups of coffee each day may be less likely to become depressed than those who don't, according to Health.com.

The study, which included information from more than 50,000 women between the ages of 30 and 55, found that those women who averaged two or three cups of coffee a day were 15 percent less likely to develop depression.

Read the Health.com story HERE.