I found this on Grandparent.com and thought we might all enjoy seeing why we SHOULD enjoy that must have morning drink - coffee.
Coffee is much more than a daily pick-me-up — the right amount can protect you from serious health problems.
Reduces risk of kidney stones
The promise: Increase your caffeine intake and you’ll decrease your chances of getting painful kidney stones.
The proof: A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2014 revealed that people who drink caffeine-containing beverages have a lower risk of incident kidney stones. “Caffeine does make you pee more!” says Kirkpatrick. “It’s the build-up of [deposits] that are not being released that leads to stones. Having urine and waste move through the body decreases the potential for stones to form.”