publication . Article . 2016

Coffee Consumption and Cardiovascular Diseases – Has the Time Come to Change Dietary Advice? A Mini Review

Regina Wierzejska;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Mar 2016 Journal: Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences (issn: 2083-6007, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research
The question whether coffee has a negative or a positive impact on human health has been the topic of much heated debate for years. Nevertheless, recent studies have not only failed to confirm earlier concerns, but in fact suggested a positive effect of coffee intake. Latest studies revealed that people who drink at least 3 cups of coffee per day are at a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, as well as liver and colon cancer. The reports on a possible correlation between coffee drinking and heart diseases have also generated optimistic results. No adverse associations between coffee consumption and coronary heart disease, stroke, and hypertension have been found. Wha...
free text keywords: coffee, cardiovascular diseases, cholesterol, polyphenols, Nutrition. Foods and food supply, TX341-641, Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics
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