Yearly Archives: 2017

Research suggests coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of liver diseases, with some studies reporting risk reduction of up to 70%

New report on coffee and liver health discusses potential impact of coffee consumption on chronic liver disease, liver cancer and cirrhosis A new roundtable report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) on ‘Looking after the liver: coffee, caffeine and lifestyle factors’ highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing the risk […]

Coffee consumption may improve performance times in a competitive race

Study suggests a strong cup of coffee an hour before a competitive one mile running race can improve performance times by almost 2% A new study has investigated the effectiveness of coffee consumption as a sports performance aid and found that drinking a large cup of coffee an hour before a one mile race enhanced […]

Over a quarter of workers ‘too busy’ to drink coffee at work, European survey reveals

Yet workers say that coffee and short breaks improve their productivity 28 September 2017 – A survey of European workers has revealed that workplace coffee drinking habits are shaped by time, taste, and the desire for a productivity boost. The survey, commissioned by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) and conducted by YouGov, […]

New research could help understand how caffeine consumption affects the brain and body

Experiments on human neuron cells may explain caffeine’s effects on disease risk, memory, and alertness   13 September 2017 – New research has investigated caffeine’s effect on neurons at dose levels comparable with normal consumption habits. The study is a timely exploration of the cellular processes that may help explain caffeine’s many physiological effects, such as […]

Drinking 3 or more cups of coffee per day may reduce mortality risk

New study finds an association between coffee consumption and a reduced risk of dying from various causes, in particular digestive and circulatory diseases 11 July 2017 – A new study of over 500,000 people by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and researchers at Imperial College London has found a significant association between […]

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