Posted by: arnegrim | February 3, 2011

Ahhh… wonderful coffee…

“In a study published in a special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers explored the potential benefits of caffeine and found substantial evidence that it may be protective against the cognitive decline seen in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

For the study (“Therapeutic Opportunities for Caffeine in Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases”) a group of international experts looked into the effects of caffeine on the brain. The result was a collection of original studies exploring a number of topics ranging from molecular targets of caffeine, neurophysiological modifications and adaptations, to the potential mechanisms underlying the behavioral and protective actions of caffeine in distinct brain pathologies.”

http://green.yahoo.com/blog/care2/219/eight-reasons-to-drink-coffee.html;_ylt=Alk1uS9XatBCnH63TydFN92AV8cX

Of course… I drink the fufu… so some of the benefits may be a bit offset with the sweets… but I’m okay with that.

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