The Impact of Green Tea and Coffee Consumption on the Reduced Risk of Stroke Incidence in Japanese Population

STROKEAHA: March 14, 2013

Background and Purpose—Few prospective studies have examined the impact of both green tea and coffee consumption on strokes. We investigated the association of the combination of those consumption with stroke incidence in a general population.

Methods—We studied 82 369 Japanese (aged 45–74 years; without cardiovascular disease [CVD] or cancer in 1995 and 1998 for Cohort I and II, respectively) who received 13 years of mean follow-up through the end of 2007. Green tea and coffee consumption was assessed by self-administered food frequency questionnaire at baseline. Read more