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Green Tea, Coffee Reduce Stroke Risk

Green Tea, Coffee Reduce Stroke Risk

(NEWSER– Good news for caffeine addicts: Green tea and coffee both apparently help reduce the risk of suffering a stroke, reports NPR. A new study of more than 82,000 adults in Japan found that for coffee drinkers, just one cup a day lowers the chances of a stroke 20%. And for green tea, more is better, with four cups a day lowering the risk by 20%. Five or more cups of green tea a day was found to reduce death from cardiovascular disease by 26% and overall mortality by 15%, notes the Atlantic.

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