The impact of coffee on productivity is well established, but can it actually benefit more than just your mood and energy?

A work day without a dose of caffeine seems unimaginable to many. But you may be sipping more than just a brew of energy.

It appears that the humble cup of coffee has wide-ranging health benefits.

Body of Evidence is a video series from BBC Future unravelling medical myths and curious health conditions.

Video script: Wouter van de Klippe, from the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London.