Espresso Coffee Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in a Large Italian Cohort

@inproceedings{Grioni2015EspressoCC,
  title={Espresso Coffee Consumption and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in a Large Italian Cohort},
  author={Sara Grioni and Claudia Agnoli and Sabina Sieri and Valeria Pala and Fulvio Ricceri and Giovanna Masala and Calogero Saieva and Salvatore Panico and Amalia Mattiello and Paolo Chiodini and Rosario Tumino and Graziella Frasca and Licia Iacoviello and Amalia de Curtis and Paolo Vineis and Vittorio Krogh},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The relationship between coffee consumption and coronary heart disease (CHD) has been investigated in several studies with discrepant results. We examined the association between Italian-style (espresso and mocha) coffee consumption and CHD risk. METHODS We investigated 12,800 men and 30,449 women without history of cardiovascular disease recruited to the EPICOR prospective cohort study. Coffee consumption was assessed at baseline. In a random sub-cohort of 1472 subjects, plasma… CONTINUE READING

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