Coffee Improves Bowel Function After Colon Surgery

Patients who undergo surgery to remove a part of their colon may be able to handle solid foods faster, while their bowel movements also return to normal quicker, if they drink coffee instead of water. Prior research has also indicated that drinking coffee can have beneficial effects on a person’s health. One study from earlier this year found that drinking this beverage in moderation can protect against heart failure, while another study from 2011 suggested that the more coffee a woman drinks, the lower her risk of depression is