Caffeine Trivia 06.27.14

Healthy Reasons to Indulge Your Coffee Cravings: #5 – Parkinson’s disease. Here’s some good news if Parkinson’s disease runs in your family: People with a family history who drank coffee were less likely to develop the debilitating neurological disease, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers. Although scientists are still trying to understand why, evidence suggests that the caffeine in coffee (as well as caffeinated tea) may act on a gene called GRIN2A to help lower risk.

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2 responses to “Caffeine Trivia 06.27.14

  1. Delilah

    My mother had Parkinson’s & she drank a lot of coffee. So I don’t know. Don’t quite believe this. I drink hot & ice tea. So maybe I won’t get it.

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