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DARK ROAST COFFEE MAY PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE

By Monica / November 23, 2018

We consumer over 500 billion cups of coffee worldwide each year—it’s one of the most popular rituals on the planet. But for those of you with a dark roast soul, there’s good news. Drinking dark roast coffee is really good for your brain. That’s right, recent research published in Frontiers in Neuroscience suggests that dark roast has tremendously powerful […]

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‘HOW MUCH COFFEE YOU DRINK DEPENDS ON YOUR GENETICS’

By Monica / November 19, 2018

There’s a number of obvious factors that influence how much coffee you drink. How much sleep you got last night, for instance, or how many times your needy cat woke you up. The proximity of the nearest Starbucks to your office. The number of urgent and acutely stressful deadlines clogging your diary. But before you chastise […]

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ROASTING COFFEE TO FUND SURGERIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

By kristina / November 16, 2018

During his residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital in 2017, Larry Istrail met a patient suffering from a rare form of cancer called pheochromocytoma, which can be treated with surgery. It causes the adrenal gland to pump out too much adrenaline, which leads to high blood pressure, sweating and anxiety. Basically, as Mr Istrail said, the […]

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STUDY ADDS TO DATA DEMONSTRATING BENEFITS OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN COCOA

By Silvia / November 5, 2018

A study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to the body of data demonstrating that bioactive compounds found in cocoa can keep the heart healthy – although two types of ‘bioactives’ called flavanols and procyanidins behave differently in the body. The study found that healthy adults experienced improved blood vessel function along with […]

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AROMA OF COFFEE COULD BOOST COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE

By Monica / July 23, 2018

Research suggest that the aroma of coffee – which has no caffeine in it – can help people perform  analytical tasks. Research at Stevens Institute of Technology suggests that the aroma of coffee helped students undertaking a Graduate Management Aptitude Test, or GMAT, a computer adaptive test required by many business schools. The work, led […]

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