Yearly Archives: 2013

Liver Disease and Coffee

There has recently been a lot of attention in the media around links between coffee and liver health. Markus Peck-Radosavljevic, Secretary General at the European Association for the Study of the Liver, provides an overview of research on coffee and the liver.  Even though initial reports on the beneficial effect of coffee consumption on liver […]

New review paper suggests coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of mortality

A new meta-analysis1, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, has explored the relationship between coffee consumption and the risk of mortality from all causes. The review included twenty studies of coffee consumption and total mortality, including 129,538 cases of deaths among the 973,904 participants. The results support a significant inverse (i.e. favourable) association between coffee […]

New meta-analysis suggests that coffee consumption is inversely associated with CVD risk

A new meta-analysis1 published in Circulation suggests that regular consumption of coffee is associated with a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Researchers analysed 36 studies investigating the relationship between coffee consumption and the risk of developing CVD, which included coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure and CVD mortality.  Encompassing the stunning number of 1,279,804 participants and […]

The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee highlights the latest research on coffee consumption in the prevention of type 2 diabetes   Regular, moderate coffee consumption may decrease an individual’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research highlighted in a report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC). More than […]

Caffeine and endurance exercise performance

A study in 2009 systematically and critically reviewed the effect of caffeine on endurance performance. The most relevant studies were selected for the review, excluding the studies with no time-trial component. A total of 19 studies were analysed, with authors concluding that, overall, caffeine ingestion in modest quantities can be effective for endurance athletes. Furthermore, […]

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