However, it is a word of warning for those who drink mate, a type of tea consumed in South America and the Middle East that's usually ingested at 158 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. It is believed that the scalding beverage may damage the throat lining, increasing the risk of esophageal cancer.
We should also mention that there is still such a thing as too much coffee. If you drink over 500 mg of caffeine (or more than five cups), it can cause insomnia, increased heartbeat, upset stomach and more, according to the Mayo Clinic.
According to The New York Times, 130 million Americans drink coffee every day, and 1.6 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day worldwide. So for all those millions of coffee drinkers out there, this new report is filled to the brim with good news.