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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 42

Coffee Polyphenols and High Cardiovascular Risk Parameters

Anna Tresserra-Rimbau1, Alexander Medina-Remón2, Ramon Estruch2,  and Rosa M. Lamuela-Raventós1     1Nutrition and Food Science Department, XaRTA and INSA Pharmacy School, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain     2Department of Internal Medicine, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Hospital Clinic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Abstract

Polyphenols are known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, which constitute an enormous health problem with a high socioeconomic impact worldwide. The main source of phenolic acids and hydroxycinnamic acids in Western diets is coffee. Considerable research has been dedicated ...

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