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Coffee consumption and cardiovascular health patient studies

This is the second of five blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and cardiovascular health, concentrating on patient studies and underlying conditions. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Overview Studies in patients with underlying disease conditions, from diabetes to myocardial infarction and hypertension, […]

Coffee consumption and sports performance – Part 3

This is the third of three blog posts on the topic of coffee consumption and sports performance, concentrating on coffee, sports performance and fluid balance. Coffee and Health also houses current scientific information on a wide range of other coffee-related topics. Guidelines on the optimal amount and types of fluid to consume to achieve fluid […]

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 […]

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.