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  1. 1. Does the intake ofcoffee and/or teareally benefits ourhealth?Eduardo E. Rivera CintrónUPR CayeyRise ProgramDecember 2, 2011
  2. 2. Introduction Coffee, and its benefits Tea, and Its benefits Tea, coffee and cancer
  3. 3. Coffee and bladder cancer Villanueva and collaborators 2009, conducted a study in Spain  18 hospitals located in five different areas Questionnaire The average cups of coffee drank were 2.4 Risk was found only in the group who drank 4 or more cups of coffee a day
  4. 4. Tea and esophageal cancer Esophagus cancer kills nearly 500,000 people a year. Islami et al, 2009 conducted a study was concentrated in the area of Golestan, Iran. Questionnaire Intervals of 2-3 minutes and and less than two minutes were associated with an increased risk of esophageal cancer.
  5. 5. Tea and coffee related tobrain tumors Participants took a food questionnaire There was a significantly lower risk of glioma among men and women who consumed five or more cups a day compared with the ones who drank one cup or less a day. (Holick 2010)
  6. 6. Conclusion Inand overall point of view the intake of coffee and/or tea had contradictory results depending on the type of cancer Study what ingredient in coffee causes cancer Study the ingredient tannin to confirm the association with increase of esophageal cancer
  7. 7. References Holick C, Smith S., Giovanucci E, Michaud D, 2010. Coffee, tea, caffeine intake and risk of adult glioma 3 prospective study, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention (Internet); (cited January 2010). Doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-09-0732 (approximately 9 pages), available in   Islami F, Purshams A, Nasrollahzadeh D, et al; Tea Drinking habits and oseophageal cancer in a high risk area in northern Iran: Population based case-control study; BMJ [Internet]; [Cited 2009 March 26]; 338 doi: 10.1136/bmj.b929, available at  Naghma K, Mukhtar H, Cancer mestatasis: prevention and treatment by green tea. BMC Cancer. [Published 2010 September 23] Doi: 10.1007/s 10555 010 92361, Available at:
  8. 8.  Villanueva C, Silverman D, Murta Nascimiento C, et al; Coffee consumption, genetic susceptibility and bladder cancer: Cancer causes and control: [Published in formal form 2009 February 20]. Doi 10.1007/s10552-008-9226-6: (approximate 7 pages) Available at Xiaofeng Yu, Zhijun Bao, Juan Zou, Jie Dong, Coffee consumption and the risk cancer: a meta analysis of cohort studies. PubMed. [Published 2011 March 15] Doi: 10.1186/1471-11-96, Available at