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Espresso May Carry Health Risk Not Seen in Instant Coffee, Study Finds

Men who drink espressos could have higher cholesterol levels than women, a new study suggests.

Men who drink espressos could have higher cholesterol levels than women, a new study suggests.

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Men who drink espressos could have higher cholesterol levels than women, a new study suggests.

Previous studies have linked naturally occurring chemicals in coffee with higher levels of cholesterol in the blood, an issue which is linked to heart problems including stroke.