Decaf good for the liver

It may not give you an energy boost, but drinking decaffeinated coffee may be as good for the liver as normal coffee, say US scientists.

Previous research has attributed any protective effect on the liver to caffeine only.

However, their study suggests it’s the chemical compounds found in coffee that are linked to lower levels of abnormal liver enzymes.

Writing in the journal Hepatology, lead researcher Dr Qian Xiaosay says the findings show that