Scientists Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte in Portugal found that caffeine is very useful for people with chronic kidney disease. About it reports on Wednesday, October 3 Healthline.
According to a study published in the journal Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, the protective effect of caffeine may be associated with the influence of this substance on the body – it promotes the release of nitric oxide, as a consequence improves the function of blood vessels.
It is clarified that in the experiment, experts involved 4 thousand 863 people. The researchers recorded data about the consumed doses of caffeine and its sources (coffee, tea and soft drinks).
After examining the features of lifestyle, the researchers found: people who consumed the huge amount of caffeine, the risk of death in the next 5 years average decreased by almost a quarter.
Study co-author Miguel Bigotte Vieira noted that to reduce mortality patients should consume more coffee drinks.