KapanLagi.com - Want to lower the risk of heart disease? Drink only water. Perhaps the phrase is fairly simple, but that the results of studies conducted by researchers from Loma Linda University in California.
The research suggests people who drink at least five glasses of water per day more often died from a heart attack than those who drank less than two glasses of water each day.
Conversely those who consumed beverage besides water are at risk of dying from heart attacks than those who drank less.
This analysis is based on a study involving 8280 men and 12,017 women aged 38 years. Six-year study led by Jacqueline Chan, DrPH and colleagues Synnove Knutsen, MD, PhD, noted the incidence and development of coronary heart disease. Of these 246 respondents died of heart disease.
The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology mentions the risk of heart attack in respondents who drank more than 5 cups per day reduced to 41 percent. While the risk of the condition in men who consumed other beverages including tea, coffee, juice, milk and alcohol remain at high risk of heart attack.
According to Chan who drink water will be absorbed into the bloodstream, it can reduce the thickness of blood vessels, so the risk of heart attack triggered by a blood clot would be reduced.
Conversely other beverages will strengthen blood vessels, the article after digested this material will contain the same concentration with blood.
Unlike the case with aspirin and alcohol can reduce the risk of heart attack, but along with other health problems, while the water is cheap, easily available and not dangerous.