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Coffee and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Coffee and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

It has been found that heavy consumption of Coffee may increase Cardiovascular Disease risk. The long-term heavy coffee consumption may lead to unfavourable Lipid (Fat) Profile. Coffee addicts please make a note of the findings and stay healthy.

A new Genetic Study reveals that, changes in Lipid Profile in turn could increase the individual’s risk for Cardiovascular risk. A heavy coffee consumption refers to drinking six or more cups of coffee a day.


Professor Elina Hypponen and her colleague Dr. Ang Zhou investigated the association between habitual coffee intake and plasma lipid profile. Professor Hypponen is a lead author and researcher at the University of South Australia. In their research, they used data from 362,571 UK Biobank participants aged 37 to 73 years. They examined Phenotypic associations between self-reported coffee intake and plasma lipid profile. This includes LDL Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides and Apolipoproteins.

They examined the genetic and phenotypic association between coffee intake and plasma lipid profiles. The results showed casual evidence that habitual coffee consumption contributes to adverse lipid profile. This can increase the risk of heart disease as quoted by Professor Hypponen.

Source of information: Article published by Sci-News
Details of the findings were published in the journal Clinical Nutrition.

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