Coffee and tea: perks for health and longevity?

  title={Coffee and tea: perks for health and longevity?},
  author={Salman K Bhatti and James H. O’Keefe and Carl J. Lavie},
  journal={Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care},
Purpose of reviewTea and coffee, after water, are the most commonly consumed beverages in the world and are the top sources of caffeine and antioxidant polyphenols in the American diet. The purpose of this review is to assess the health effects of chronic tea and/or coffee consumption. Recent findingsTea consumption, especially green tea, is associated with significantly reduced risks for stroke, diabetes and depression, and improved levels of glucose, cholesterol, abdominal obesity and blood… 

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