Coffee and Brain Function

[Originally Posted 1/24/2011]

New research suggests that caffeine may hold potential benefits for proper brain functioning.  Now, that coffee that helps get you going in the morning may also protect against cognitive decline.  The international study generated a collection of topics to explore.  At a high-level, they found that caffeine has a postitive effect on thinking and memory; protects against Parkinson’s disease; prevents brain degeneration; improves a sense of well-being and happiness; enhances aerobic endurance; decreases risk of Type 2 diabetes and contains a huge amount of antioxidants.  Read the full article here.

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