Drinking coffee, green tea may lower stroke risk

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coffeeDrinking coffee and green tea may help lower your risk of having a stroke.

Researchers followed more than 82,000 Japanese adults over an average of 13 years.

People who drank at least one cup of coffee a day had a 20 percent lower risk of stroke.

People who drank two or three cups of green tea had a 14 percent lower risk of stroke, and those who drank at least four cups had a 20 percent lower risk.

People who drank at least one cup of coffee or two cups of green tea daily also had a 32 percent lower risk of bleeding in the brain, which is the cause of about 13 percent of strokes.


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