The effects of green tea and coffee consumption
Green tea is one of the most commonly consumed beverages in Asia and has been the subject of studies about its protective effect against chronic diseases, including cardiovascular diseases. Previous studies have concluded that people who drank 3 to 5 cups of green tea/day had a 41% lower risk of mortality from CVD, compared to people who did not generally drink green tea. Coffee is another extremely popular beverage around the world, which has also been examined for a long time for its potential to reduce mortality.
In the latest study on this topic, scientists wanted to analyze the effect of green tea and coffee consumption on mortality among cardiovascular disease survivors, an effect that has been unknown until now.
Scientists from Japan included 46,213 participants in the collaborative cohort study (478 stroke survivors, 1214 myocardial infarction (MI) survivors, and 44521 people with no history of stroke or MI). between 40 and 79 years, over a follow-up period of 1990-2009.
During the average follow-up period of 18.5 years, 9253 cases were documented. Green tea consumption was inversely associated with all-cause mortality among stroke or MI survivors.
Coffee consumption was inversely associated with all-cause mortality in people without a history of stroke or MI; no such association was observed for stroke survivors.
CONCLUSIONS: Green tea consumption may be beneficial in improving the prognosis for stroke or MI survivors, while coffee consumption may be beneficial for both people without a history of stroke or MI and MI survivors.
The art of tea, born in China, reached perfection only after arriving in Japan, and now it is safe to say that this comforting drink has new values in the medical field. In the Dahna application you will find generously recommended the consumption of green tea which, together with balanced diet plans, will help you maintain a cardiovascular balance.