Coffee Consumption Reduces Incident Heart Failure Risk, New Research Suggests – Sci-News

Higher intake of caffeinated coffee was found to be associated with reduced risk of heart failure in three large, well-known heart disease studies: the FHS (Framingham Heart Study), CHS (Cardiovascular Heart Study), and ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities).

Drinking one or more cups of caffeinated coffee may reduce heart failure risk.

 
“While smoking, age and high blood pressure are among the most well-known heart disease risk factors, unidentified risk factors for heart disease remain,” said Dr. David Kao, a researcher at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

“The risks and benefits of drinking coffee have been topics of ongoing scientific interest due to the popularity and frequency of consumption worldwide,” added Professor Linda Van Horn, a researcher at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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