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March 2015

Drinking 3-5 Cups of Coffee Daily Linked to Heart Health

A new study shows that drinking 3-5 cups of coffee each day might lower the risk of developing clogged arteries.

Researchers analyzed data on 25,138 men and women with an average age of 41.3 years-old old and no signs of heart disease. They found that people who drank 3-5 cups of coffee daily had 41% less calcium build-up in their arteries when compared to people who did not drink coffee. Get more details on the benefits of coffee here.

References

  1. Choi Y, Chang Y, Ryu S, et al. Coffee consumption and coronary artery calcium in young and middle-aged asymptomatic adults. Heart. 2015 Mar 2. pii: heartjnl-2014-306663.

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