Skip to comments.Green tea, coffee may reduce stroke risk by 20 percent
Posted on 03/16/2013 9:54:26 PM PDT by Innovative
Coffee or green tea drinker? Don't put that cup down: Those beverages may lower your stroke risk if they're a regular part of your daily diet.
Researchers discovered that people who drank at least one cup of coffee a day lowered their stroke risk by about 20 percent compared to those who drank it rarely.
Compared to those who rarely drank either beverage, those who drank at least one cup of coffee or two cups of green tea a day had a 32 percent lower chance of having an intracerebral hemorrhage, a type of stroke that occurs when a blood vessel bursts and bleeds inside the brain. Intracerebral hemorrhages account for 13 percent of strokes.
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That's exactly what I said to my wife when she told me about this article. For every study that says x is good for you there is another that says x will kill you. I just don't pay attention any more.
Now I do happen to drink a couple of cups of coffee every morning and a couple of cups of green tea in the afternoon (which is why my wife was so excited), but not because of any perceived health benefits. I just like my coffee and my green tea.
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