It kills more than one million people a year worldwide and is caused by hepatitis infections, immune disorders, fatty liver disease and excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages, Reuters reported.
In eight of nine studies, the researchers showed that by increasing coffee consumption by only two cups a day, the risk of cirrhosis lowered significantly.
And how you make the coffee makes a difference. Filtered coffee lowered risk more than boiled coffee.
One study showed a stronger link between lowered cirrhosis risk, but that doesn't mean you should obsessively visit your local Starbucks to get the massive cappuccinos or lattes.
Researchers have not found which beans make a difference. They also have warned that while coffee could help lower risk, it will not reverse habitual drinking that could leave your liver damaged, Reuters reported.