coffee and health

Coffee is fuel for the brain

Yet another study has come out linking coffee consumption with a life both healthy and wise…

Regular consumption of caffeine over the long-term has been linked to lower incidences of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease in humans and lesser memory dysfunction and neurodegeration in animals, write neuroscientists Alexandre de Mendonça of the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha of the University of Coimbra, both in Portugal, in this month’s issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Research.

The beneficial effects only appeared when caffeine was consumed in moderate amounts (the equivalent of up to 4 cups of coffee a day for humans) regularly over a long period of time, Cunha told Livescience.

Rather than improve memory, “caffeine prevents any deterioration of memory caused by insults you might be prone to,” Cunha said.

It’s not talking about things someone may have said about your mum there – but rather things that effect your brain.

Read about it here, or order some coffee from the St. Eutychus Roastery here.

Just a spoonful of sugar…

Have you ever wondered just how (un)healthy your daily caffeine fix is? For many of us coffee is modern medicine. And some people need sugar. But the more sugar you put in the worse it becomes for you. And nobody wants to be taking medicine that is bad for them. Which is why this little infographic is going to come in real handy.

Check out the full version here.

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