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Higher water intake associated with a 12-21% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease
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Higher water intake (more than 1.7 liters) was associated with a 12% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease in men, and a 21% lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease in women compared to those consuming less than 1 liter of water per day according to a study from Japan.
Cui R, Iso H, Eshak ES, Maruyama K, and Tamakoshi A. Water intake from foods and beverages and risk of mortality from CVD: the Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) Study. Public Health Nutr, 2018 Nov; 21(16): 3011-3017.
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