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According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the lifetime risk of a hip fracture in women is greater than the risk of breast, endometrial and ovarian cancer combined. Osteoporosis weakens bones to the point where even a small trauma can cause a fracture. A 5-year study in Australia found that...
 
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If there is an association between coffee drinking and osteoporosis, most people suspect it would be due to the caffeine. One study showed a lower bone mineral density in women who consumed more than 450 mg of caffeine daily. While the evidence suggests that women who consume 5-6 cups...
 

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A study of hibiscus tea on blood pressure (BP) was presented at the American Heart Association’s 2008 meeting in New Orleans. Dr. Diane L. McKay at Tufts University conducted a randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind study of 65 people ages 30 to 70 with systolic BP between 120 to 150 mmHg and diastolic BP no higher than ... Hibiscus Tea Lowers Blood Pressure
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Caffeine has long been known to elevate blood pressure (BP). A well-designed study examined the impact of 250 mg of caffeine in subjects who had consumed no coffee in the previous 3 weeks. This study found caffeine increased BP by an average of 14/10 mmHg an hour after consumption. A clinical trial of patients with ... Coffee, Caffeine and Hypertension
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The regular consumption of tea has been repeatedly associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and at least several types of cancer. A recent study in Japan followed over 12,000 people 65 to 84 for over 5 years. They found that the risk of dying from CVD...