Does the intake ofcoffee and/or teareally benefits ourhealth?Eduardo E. Rivera CintrónUPR CayeyRise ProgramDecember 2, 2011
Introduction Coffee, and its benefits Tea, and Its benefits Tea, coffee and cancer
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
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.
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)
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
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