Recent Posts

Coffee consumption and cholesterol management

This is the fourth of five blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and cardiovascular health, concentrating on the impact of coffee consumption and cardiovascular health. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Background Raised levels of specific types of cholesterol are a key risk […]

Coffee consumption and cardiovascular health vodcast

This vodcast, which can be viewed here, has been produced by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) and discusses the latest scientific research on the relationship between coffee drinking and cardiovascular disease. Azmina Govindji, a UK registered dietitian, provides the following introduction: (Azmina Govindji) Hello and welcome, today I’m joined by Dr Esther […]

Coffee consumption and cardiovascular health

This is the first of five blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and cardiovascular health, concentrating on the impact of coffee consumption and cardiovascular health. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Overview A wide variety of studies, both large and small, have been […]

Coffee consumption and type 2 diabetes – Part 3

This is the third of three blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and type 2 diabetes, concentrating on the potential mechanisms behind the effects of caffeine consumption on type 2 diabetes. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Potential mechanisms The one thing still […]

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.