Sumary of Habitual coffee, tea consumption may lower risk for dementia, stroke:
- November 16, 2021 2 min read ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on .
- ” In a prospective cohort study based in the U.K., Zhang and colleagues compared data on 365,682 participants aged 50 to 74 years from the U.K. Biobank, who gave information about their intake of coffee of any type, including decaffeinated, instant coffee, espresso and filtered, and their intake of tea, including black or green tea.
- Clinical outcomes were confirmed using the Hospital Episode Statistics for England, the Scottish Morbidity Record data for Scotland and the Patient Episode Database for Wales.
- The largest proportion of the cohort (16.29%) drank 0.5 to 1 cup of coffee and 4 cups or more of tea per day.
- Also, 13.68% of the cohort did not drink coffee but consumed 4 cups or more of tea per day and 12.27% drank 2 to 3 cups of coffee and 2 to 3 cups of tea per day.