Coffee may reduce risk of death from stroke and heart disease

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When people drank two or more cups of black coffee a day the risk of heart disease decreased by about 30%, the analysis found. Photo: Pexels


(Sandee LaMotte/ CNN News) — Drinking up to three cups of coffee a day may protect your heart, a new study finds.

Among people with no diagnosis of heart disease, regular coffee consumption of 0.5 to 3 cups of coffee a day was associated with a decreased risk of death from heart disease, stroke and early death from any cause when compared to non-coffee drinkers.

The study, presented Friday at the annual meeting of the European Society of Cardiology, examined the coffee drinking behavior of over 468,000 people who participate in the UK Biobank Study, which houses in-depth genetic and health information on more than a half a million Brits. (…)

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