Three Coffees A Day Keep The Strokes Away, Say Scientists

By Huffington Post

Coffee Helps Prevent StrokesIf you can’t make it through the day without your daily caffeine hit, here’s some good news for you – drinking two to four cups of coffee a day could significantly reduce your risk of a stroke.

The study, led by scientists at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, delved into the already divided debate among health experts on whether coffee can have health benefits.

The comprehensive research, which involved half a million people studied from the mid 1960s to 2011, discovered that people who drank two cups of coffee a day, reduced their risk of a stroke by 14%. Furthermore, big coffee drinkers, who downed up to four cups a day, were 17% less likely to suffer from a stroke or blood clots.

Full story at Huffington Post UK

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