Monday, April 25, 2011

Good News for Coffee Drinkers

According to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, habitual drinking of 3 cups/day or more of coffee is not associated with an increased risk for hypertension compared with less than 1 cup/day.  The study did a meta-analysis of six different trials that looked at a total of 172,567 participants.  They did find, however, a slight increase in hypertension in people who drank 1-3 cups compared to those who drank 0 or 1 cup/day.  There seemed to be no sex difference and there was no difference between smokers and non-smokers.

A couple of points should be noted.  They were unable to distinguish the effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee, differences in serving size and brew strength.  We know that a cup of Sanka might be different than an espresso.  Also, all of the studies were performed in white populations.

While it is not the definitive answer, it does help  (white) coffee drinkers that drink over three cups a day know that it doesn't increase blood pressure.


(yummy cappuccino from The Steps of Rome, North Beach, San Francisco)

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