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Arabinogalactan, a coffee bean polysaccharide, increased the production of macrophages as well as of Th1 cytokines IL-12p40 and IFN-gamma. It also ameliorated allergic response in a mouse model of dermatitis.
Coffee reduces the risk of liver, kidney, premenopausal breast cancer and colorectal cancer.
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