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Coffee consumption and gallstones

This blog post aims to provide an overview of the topic relating to coffee consumption and gallstones, however further detail can be found by visiting Coffee and Health. Current scientific evidence links coffee consumption with a reduced risk of developing gallbladder disease, or symptomatic gallstones.  It is thought that coffee may play a preventive role […]

Introduction to ISIC

Coffee is enjoyed by millions of people around the world every day and is one of the most researched products; resulting in the publication of hundreds of scientific studies every year.

The Institute for Scientific information on Coffee (ISIC) is a non-for-profit organisation devoted to the study and dissemination of science related to coffee and health. Founded in 1990, ISIC members are seven of the major European coffee companies: illycaffè, Kraft Foods, Lavazza, Nestlé, Paulig, DE Master Blenders 1753 and Tchibo.

ISIC focuses on the study of scientific information on coffee and health. ISIC also supports independent scientific research on coffee and health and the active dissemination of balanced coffee and health scientific evidence and knowledge to a broad range of stakeholders.