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Drinking moderate amounts of coffee benefit more than harm

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LONDON — A new study has found that drinking moderate amounts of coffee may have a bigger number of advantages than risks in grown-ups.

As per the findings, published in the journal Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, moderate drinking of coffee (3-4 cups per day) essentially has a neutral effect on health, or can be mildly beneficial.

Researchers from Ulster University in the UK analysed a total of 1,277 studies from 1970 till date which were based on effect of coffee on human health.

Researchers found that the potential benefits of moderate coffee drinking outweighed the risks in adult consumers for the majority of major health outcomes considered.

The review was used to create a list of the potential health benefits and risks of coffee consumption on total mortality, cardiovascular disease, cancer, metabolic health, neurological disorders, gastrointestinal conditions and other miscellaneous health results.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated

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POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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