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Coffee consumption and sports performance – Part 2

This is the second of three blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and sports performance, concentrating on the potential mechanisms behind the effects of caffeine consumption on sports performance. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Potential mechanisms Until recently, the ability of caffeine […]

Coffee consumption and sports performance – Part 1

This is the first of three blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and sports performance, concentrating on the effect of caffeine on aerobic and anaerobic exercise. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Caffeine and performance in endurance (aerobic) exercise It has been shown […]

Coffee & Health updates type 2 diabetes topic with the latest research

The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) has updated the type 2 diabetes topic on the Coffee & Health website. The following new studies are now included: A 2012 prospective study which found that, irrespective of the caffeine content, coffee intake was associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. A 2011 Norwegian […]

Coffee consumption and Parkinson’s disease

This is the third blog post on coffee consumption and neurodegenerative disorders, covering research into coffee consumption and Parkinson’s disease, with further information also available on Coffee and Health. Coffee and Parkinson’s disease Almost 1.2 million people are estimated to have Parkinson’s disease (PD) in Europe, with about 75,000 new cases diagnosed each year. The […]

Coffee consumption and pregnancy Part 1

This is the first of two blog posts focusing on the topic of coffee consumption and pregnancy, concentrating on recommended coffee intake and fertility. Coffee and Health also houses further information on this topic as well as current scientific information on a wide range of coffee-related topics. Evidence for reducing coffee intake during pregnancy Current […]

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