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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 41

Coffee and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

An Overview of Epidemiologic Studies

Romina di Giuseppe, Janine Wirth,  and Cornelia Weikert     Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany

Abstract

Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Considering the global burden of cardiovascular diseases, along with the popularity of coffee, even small health effects of coffee could have substantial public health impact. Nevertheless, in the field of cardiovascular diseases, coffee has generated a plethora of controversial research findings, and data from epidemiologic studies are unlikely to be conclusive. Indeed, moderation seems to be the keyword ...

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